Jewish Insider’s “Jacob Kornbluh hit, kicked, called ‘moser’ and ‘Nazi’ as he documents Haredi community protests”

Jewish journalist assaulted by ultra-Orthodox mob at Brooklyn virus protest
by Staff
October 8, 2020

A prominent Haredi journalist was assaulted on Wednesday while covering his community’s protests against New York coronavirus shutdowns that largely target the city’s Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods. Jacob Kornbluh, a political reporter for Jewish Insider and a member of the ultra-Orthodox community, was chased and repeatedly hit by a large group of demonstrators who apparently blamed him for highlighting community infractions of coronavirus restrictions. Videos posted to social media from the second night of protests showed a large crowd, at first surrounding Korbluh, and chanting “moser,” or “informer.” READ MORE

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