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Mayor Adams holds rally calling for peace amid rise in antisemitism, hate crimes in NYC – WABC-TV

Mayor Adams holds rally calling for peace amid rise in antisemitism, hate crimes in NYC – WABC-TV

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — As thousands of Jewish people begin to celebrate Hanukkah, hate crimes and incidents of bias are on the rise in New York City.Mayor Eric Adams held a rally with religious leaders at City Hall Friday morning calling for unity, peace, and safety.They addressed what the mayor says is a 250% rise in ethnically motivated hate crimes in the last two months, impacting both Jewish and Muslim communities.In Albany Thursday evening, a man fired a shotgun outside Temple Israel hours before the start of Hanukkah. The suspect allegedly yelled “Free Palestine” before he was taken into custody.No… 

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