Fred Phelps

Hate Church Targets Jews, Gays Here

A family of Westboro Baptists spark angry confrontation in Brooklyn as Supreme Court case looms.

10/12/2010
Assistant Managing Editor

Members of a Kansas church whose confrontational tactics have placed them at the center of a Supreme Court case testing the limits of free speech came to New York unbowed on Monday, targeting Jews and gays at a series of locations.

Westboro church members demonstrate in Washington, DC (JTA)

Hikind Physically Confronts Anti-Semitic Group

10/11/2010
Assistant Managing Editor

Assemblyman Dov Hikind broke through police barriers and physically confronted a small group of protesters carrying anti-Semitic signs in Brooklyn Monday.
 
The five protesters from the Westboro Baptist Church in Kansas drew an angry reaction from several hundred Orthodox Jews as they gathered in a small pen of police barricades outside Chabad of Kensington on Ocean Parkway in Midwood.
 

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