Detective Joseph Seals slain in Jersey City shooting attack
Detective Joseph Seals slain in Jersey City shooting attack
Jersey City police site
Detective Joseph Seals slain in Jersey City shooting attack

Orthodox Jews community raises $50k for family of slain Jersey City detective

Jewish funding site gathers donations for relatives of Joseph Seals, murdered by 2 shooters en route to kosher supermarket where they killed 3 more; many community members said planning to attend his funeral

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Published: 12.15.19 , 21:01
Orthodox Jews from areas around New York raised $50,000 for the family of a Jersey City detective slain by two shooters on their way to a kosher supermarket on Wednesday.
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  • The pair of shooters, who killed detective Joseph Seals at a cemetery, then drove to a kosher supermarket where an hourslong gun battle with police left three civilians dead.
    Detective Joseph Seals slain in Jersey City shooting attackDetective Joseph Seals slain in Jersey City shooting attack
    Detective Joseph Seals slain in Jersey City shooting attack
    (Jersey City police site)
    They are thought to have acted on their own.
    They were “fueled both by anti-Semitism and anti-law enforcement beliefs," New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said at a press conference on Thursday, adding that both also were supporters of Black Hebrew Israelites.
    זירת הירי בניו ג'רזי בה נהרגו לאה מינדל ומשה דויטשזירת הירי בניו ג'רזי בה נהרגו לאה מינדל ומשה דויטש
    site of the shooting attack in Jersey City
    (Photo: Reuters)
    The attack which took place last Tuesday was as New Jersey police said carried out by two gunmen who had deliberately targeted the JC Kosher Supermarket in Jersey City . Among those killed in the attack were the owner of the Supermarket, Leah Mindel Ferentz (33) and Moshe Her
    לאה מינדל פרענץ משה דויטשלאה מינדל פרענץ משה דויטש
    Moshe Hersh Deutch and Leah Mindel Ferentz killed in deadly shooting attack in Jersey City
    Members of Orthodox Jewish communities in Rockland County and across the Hudson Valley, about 40 miles north of Jersey City, reportedly used an Orthodox Jewish social media fundraising platform and raised nearly $50,000 for the family within 20 hours.
    ירי ברחוב מרטין לוטר קינג' בניו גרזי ירי ברחוב מרטין לוטר קינג' בניו גרזי
    Site of murderous attack on Kosher supermarket in Jersey City
    Many members from those communities also plan to attend Seals' funeral in Jersey City on Tuesday, News12 reported.


    First published: 21:01 , 12.15.19
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