5 Stabbed At Hanukkah Celebration In New York

A man stabbed people celebrating Hanukkah at the home of a rabbi in a suburb of New York City Saturday night. The attack comes amid a surge of anti-Semitic violence in the region.

A man attacked Hanukkah celebrants who had gathered at the home of a Hasidic rabbi in a New York City suburb on Saturday, stabbing and wounding five people before fleeing the scene.

The suspect was later apprehended in New York City, officials said.

Five patients with the Orthodox Jewish Public Affairs Council for the Hudson Valley region. The group said two of them were in critical condition.

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