“Today, at least I can feel satisfied that my attacker will be held responsible for her actions and I hope that my experience may help bring this type of hatred to light”

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES
Hate Crime: Woman Charged For Taking Racist Jibes At Israeli Student On New York Subway
by Shreyashi Chakraborty
March 5, 2020

A black woman from New Jersey accused of subjecting an Israeli college student to an anti-Semitic tirade on a New York City Subway was indicted Wednesday on hate crime by a Manhattan grand jury. Lihi Aharon, the victim, and another Jewish man were targeted while aboard a subway train in December. Aharon asked the woman to shift her belongings in order to make space for her but she refused. Aharon then sat next to the man who was wearing a yarmulke, a skullcap worn by orthodox Jewish men. The woman, identified as Zarinah Ali, 38, reportedly started to foul-mouth both of them thereafter. Ali also allegedly physically attacked Aharon. Police arrested her shortly after and charged her with assault. READ MORE

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