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‘Hitler was right:’ Florida community stunned after Nazi sympathizer randomly attacks Jewish teen

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A 19-year-old rabbinical student was attacked in Boca Raton, Florida on Saturday by a man who said Jews belong in concentration camps and that “Hitler was right.”

According to WPTV Channel 5, the unnamed student was walking on 2nd Avenue when a man rode by on a bicycle and said, “Jews should go back to Auschwitz. Hitler was right.”

The student reportedly responded, “Why don’t you come back here and say that?”

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The man on the bike rode up to the student and repeated his statement. Blows were exchanged and the student was knocked to the ground, striking his forehead on the pavement before his attacker rode away.

“I’m doing better. It was just a little bit nerve-wracking having someone scream at me these things,” the student told Channel 5. He is studying to become a rabbi at Boca Raton’s Chabad Center.

“I think the community is a very great community, a very welcoming community,” the student said by phone. “And I think this was definitely a one-time incident.”

Chabad’s Rabbi Ruvi New said this type of harassment is a new and disturbing development in their normally peaceful community.

“We are in disbelief. Shock. Could this really happen in Boca Raton?” New said.

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The suspect in the attack is described as a “white male, about 20 years old, 6′ feet tall, 160 pounds with blonde or light brown hair in a crew cut style and no facial hair. The suspect was wearing a light yellow shirt, navy jeans and dark shoes. He was riding a dark blue Schwinn mountain bike.”

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to contact Detective Michelle Macy at (561) 620-6222 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at (800) 458-TIPS.

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Horseback riding club rolls into Houston protests to stand in solidarity with protesters

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Horses are raising a hoof to support Black Lives Matter protesters in Houston, Texas Tuesday.

After several nights of protests, an urban trail riding club, Nonstop Riders, joined the efforts

“We’re here representing for all our black brothers and sisters," said Marcus Johnson, sitting atop his horse.

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As the riders fists stretched toward the blue Texas sky, the protest crowd broke into cheers and applause.

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Brianna Noble did the same at the protests Friday, sitting atop Dapper Dan, leading a crowd of protesters.

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Even evangelical groups were disgusted by Trump’s Bible stunt: former White House faith adviser

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On CNN Tuesday, former Obama White House faith and race adviser Joshua Dubois said President Donald Trump's Bible photo-op in front of the church near the White House could backfire on him with his most critical voting bloc.

"I thought it was farcical. And it is kind of blowing up in his face even in the faith community and communities that support, him like some conservative evangelical communities," said Dubois. "The reason is Jesus stood up for everyday people, including the vulnerable, and didn't believe in false displays of piety, and yesterday President Trump ordered — or was okay with — everyday people being gassed and shot with rubber bullets in order to make his way to a false display of piety."

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‘Oh my Lord’: Ex-senator goes off on Trump for lie that he’s a Christian

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President Donald Trump staged a photo-op in front of St. John's Church in Washington, DC on Monday, clumsily holding a Bible to celebrate his demand to call in the National Guard to disperse Black Lives Matter protesters.

It was a move that sent former Sen. Claire McCaskill into a fury.

"You know, I am so sad and angry and full of emotion about what our country is going through right now," she said during an MSNBC appearance. "And the nerve of this man and the people around him thinking it was a good idea to use police on horses and tear gas and flashbangs to move a peaceful crowd so he could go out there and do something that's at its essence so phony."

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