Orthodox Jews march in Brooklyn to honor George Floyd

Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community registered its outrage over the racially charged police-custody death of George Floyd Sunday, marching in Midwood shouting “no justice, no peace” and holding “Black Lives Matter” signs.

More than 200 demonstrators, nearly all of them Orthodox Jews, marched peacefully down Ocean Parkway, blending calls for justice with the teachings of the Torah.

“Being here today is not a choice,” said former state Assemblyman Dov Hikind. “We have an obligation to speak up when there’s injustice, in particular when that injustice results in the life of a person being taken.”

“You have to send a message,” he said. “Every single community should be doing what we did here today here in our community.”

One young marcher held a sign quoting the Torah: “You shall not stand aside while your fellow’s blood is shed.”

“Love your fellow as yourself,” another boy’s sign said.

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Members of the Jewish community held a Solidarity march in Brooklyn on Ocean Parkway

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