Israeli man stabbed outside Chabad headquarters in New York
NY – Levi Yitzchok, a 22 year old Israeli Jewish man was stabbed Tuesday morning (roughly
2:00 am EST) in Crown Heights, outside the Chabad-Lubavitch building at 770
Eastern Parkway in New York City.
The man’s condition is defined as stable, but serious; he was reportedly
stabbed in the neck. The public has been asked to pray for him; his Hebrew name
is Levy Yitzhak ben Raizel. He reportedly began studying at the Chabad recently
after arriving in New York from Beitar Illit, according to Yeshiva World News.
Police arrived at the scene and apprehended the perpetrator, who according
to several source, is of African-American descent and may be Muslim.