The suspect in the stabbing of Rabbi Shlomo Noginskiin Boston has been named Khaled Awad. Authorities said Noginski is recovering in the hospital and that Awad will appear in court on Friday.
Awad of Brighton was detained on July 1st, according to Boston Police. According to police, he was charged with assault and violence with a deadly weapon as well as assault and battery on a police officer. According to the statement, he will be charged at Brighton District Court.
According to Boston Police, Noginskiwas stabbed many times, but his injuries were not considered life-threatening. At around 1:19 p.m., he was stabbed many times.
According to police, the incident occurred in the area of Chestnut Hill Avenue in Brighton on Thursday. The investigation into the stabbing and what led to the rabbi’s stabbing outside the Shaloh House on Chestnut Hill Avenue, a Jewish school in Brighton, is still ongoing.
This is Rabbi Shlomo Noginski. He was stabbed yesterday outside Boston’s Shaloh House Jewish Day School, for one reason & one reason only – he was a Jew.
Thankfully he is in stable condition & recovering. His alleged perpetrator, Khaled Awad, 24, has been apprehended by Police. pic.twitter.com/24cKcSa9CI
According to the Boston Police Department, Boston When Awad approached Noginski outside the school, he was equipped with a knife and a revolver. Authorities said Awad threatened the rabbi with a gun and told him to open his van.
According to police, Noginskigave Awad the keys and attempted to flee to Brighton Common, a park across the street. During the struggle, Awad allegedly stabbed Noginski eight times, according to police.
The stabbing, according to David Harris, CEO of the American Jewish Committee, proves that Jewish people are in “clear and present danger” in America because of antisemitism.
Khaled Awad is in court facing several felony assault charges in connection with an attack on a rabbi in Brighton yesterday. pic.twitter.com/xRw1qKg7IU
The Anti-Defamation League is pushing for authorities to examine the stabbing as a hate crime, while Boston Police are continuing their investigation into the motive for the stabbing.
The Jewish community is “angry, living in dread, and demands answers, responsibility, and security,” according to ADL New England regional director Robert Trestan. The statement said, “Facts emerging from the stabbing of a Rabbi in Brighton, MA yesterday include multiple indicators pointing towards antisemitism,”
“We call on the Boston Police Department Civil Rights Unit to investigate yesterday’s violent attack as a hate crime. Boston’s Jewish community is angry, living in fear and needs answers, accountability and security.”
Boston Police have just released name of suspect they’ve charged with stabbing a rabbi in Brighton..24 yr old Khaled Awad of Brighton will be arraigned Friday #7newspic.twitter.com/3ZJn63Q129
He said, “I am grateful to the Boston Police Department for their rapid response, and relieved that the perpetrator is in custody. I am looking forward to returning to my work as soon as possible,”
Senator Elizabeth Warren of the United States issued a statement in response to the Twitter attack. She said, “My thoughts are with Rabbi Noginski, his loved ones, and the Shaloh House community right now,”
“While we await further details, we all are praying for his recovery. Antisemitism has no place in Massachusetts or anywhere else.”
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