New Jersey family target of anti-Semitic attack while vacationing in Florida

NEW JERSEY (WABC) -- The conflict in the Middle East may have inspired a hate crime against a Jewish family from New Jersey.

Eric Organ and his family say they were the targets of an ugly anti-Semitic attack while vacationing in Florida.

It happened Tuesday as the family was walking in Bal Harbour.

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Four people in an SUV rolled down their windows and began shouting anti-Semitic remarks and then threw garbage at the family.

"Four males, probably in their early 20s starting to scream at us through the window -- you know 'free Palestine, f*** the Jews -- die Jew'," Organ said.

A driver who witnessed the attack pulled out a gun and chased the SUV as it sped off.

The family filed a police report.

Authorities are still trying to identify the suspects.


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