Religious leaders call for a stop to violence in wake of anti-Semitic incidents in Brooklyn

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Religious leaders and community members came together at Prospect Heights Tuesday night to light a candle and demand a stop to hate and violence.

As News 12 has reported, there have been nearly a dozen attacks across the city in the past week and a half.

Rabbis from local synagogues, reverends from nearby churches, leaders from all types of religious communities agreed that anti-Semitic attacks have become far to common and the only way to put a stop to them is to reach out to one another.

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New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams said it takes action to make a difference.

"We got to stand up, call it out and find a way to make the community feel safe," Williams said.

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