Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Intra-Religious Violence

Just reported on Ynet, a haredi family has complained to police that their eleven year old boy was attacked in Jerusalem by secular thugs.

Whether or not this story proves true, it is imperative that all Jews recognize that violence directed against children, or indeed, any non-threat, is antithetical to Torah values, and antithetical to secular ethical systems as well. It must be publicly stated that such Jew-on-Jew violence is horrifying and must be stopped.