AUDIO: Mayor Coles speaks to school children about the planned march in Lakewood

The Mayor spoke to the children of Rabbi Yaakov Rosenfeld’s class via teleconference.



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There are 13 Comments to "AUDIO: Mayor Coles speaks to school children about the planned march in Lakewood"

  • simple simon says:

    I stand with the Black Lives Matter movement, and therefore I would like to also peacefully march in this protest. What’s the halacha regarding taking part in such a march on Shabbas? Any rabbinical insight?

  • LT says:

    Thank you Rabbi Rosenfeld for arranging this!

  • I know him says:

    Hey I know that person. Its rabbi Rosenfeld from toras Aaron. He’s great

    • Me Too! says:

      Rabbi Rosenfeld is one of the finest and intelligent people in this Town. Ray Coles is a gem. We are lucky to have these people and are grateful to God for sending them to us.

  • A yungerman says:

    I don’t see a reason that you can’t walk peacefully, as long as you don’t do any issurim and you don’t come from outside the techum…

  • Zumy says:

    Simple Simon the answer is simply in the words of Pirkei Avos: אל תתחבר לרשע !

  • BLM platform says:

    Simple simon, the published platform of BLM suports the BDS movement. Boycot Divestment Sanction (BDS) is a Pro Palestinian movement that believes that Israel is an apartheid state and calls for the destruction of Israel. It is troubling and tragic that the narrative of BLM has been hyjacked by the likes of Linda Sarsour and Rashida Tlaib.

  • Leo says:

    The organizers should have to put up a 10 or 20 million dollar bond plus pay for extra police, and then maybe they should be allowed, and the minute it gets out of hand it should be dispersed.

  • A Yid In LKWD says:

    Good thing then that this protest wasn’t organized by BLM.
    A few African-Americans who are anti-semites doesn’t mean all are.

  • Zs says:

    Thank you mayor Coles for taking out the time to reassure our children regarding the march this weekend!

  • Jimmy says:

    I also spoke to my children about the planned march. It went like this: This country is doomed.

  • Curious says:

    How do we explain the large presence of police etc to the children if we’re telling them not to worry. Obviously there is something to worry about if we need so many policemen.

  • Mobile says:

    Rabbi Yaakov Rosenfeld is an awesome teacher in an awesome mossad!
    Mayor Coles is an awesome mayor in an awesome town.