(JTA) — The New York Police Department is circulating surveillance video of a group of preteens and teens that it says has carried out a series of anti-Semitic attacks in Brooklyn.
The incidents include a metal pipe thrown through the window of a synagogue in the Hasidic neighborhood of Williamsburg on Nov. 3 during afternoon services on Shabbat. The same day, police say the group pushed a 10-year-old Hasidic girl to the ground. In a separate incident, the group also knocked the hat off a 14-year-old Hasidic boy.
The 12- to 15-year-olds seen on the video are black and wearing hoodies, the online news site Vos Iz Neias reported, citing investigators.
The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Unit is investigating the incidents.