Chicago: Was Rogers Park 24 year old shooting victim targeted for his religious identity?

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
Rogers Park crime spree renews fears for Orthodox Jewish community
by Elyssa Cherney and Madeline Buckley
October 5, 2018

After one of the most joyous holidays in Judaism ended at sundown, Rabbi Shalom Gurewicz drove to the lakefront bike path in Loyola Park to visit the makeshift memorial marking where his colleague in the kosher food industry was fatally shot earlier in the week. The rabbi took a picture of the candles and Pokemon items and Chicago sports hats that were left in the memory of Eliyahu Moscowitz. The 24-year-old, who supervised a kosher kitchen at a Jewel-Osco, was wearing traditional religious attire — a black suit, white shirt and black hat — when a gunman shot him in the head along the popular trail Monday evening. READ MORE

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