One Year After Antisemitic Attack, Monsey's Jewish Community Is Arming Itself

A year after an antisemitic stabbing attack rocked the Orthodox community, some members believe 'God wants us to be ready and fight back'

Danielle Ziri
Danielle Ziri
New York
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NEW YORK – On the one-year anniversary of the antisemitic stabbing attack that rocked the Orthodox community in Monsey, New York, a number of residents in the area told Haaretz that they have applied for gun licenses to defend themselves in the last year.

“People out there should know that we’re not just this little rabbit that anybody can play with,” says Abe, 28, who asked that his full name not be published.