The attack on a beloved rabbi who was stabbed numerous times near the Jewish school where he teaches in Boston has prompted him to speak out.
When Rabbi Shlomo Noginski was stabbed in the right arm and hand at the Brighton Common park near Shaloh House school on Thursday, he received eight knife wounds.
Khaled Awad, 24, of Brighton, was arraigned in Brighton District Court on various assault and battery offences on Friday.
According to police, Awad held Noginski at gunpoint and attempted to force the rabbi into the school vehicle. Noginski then ran into the park, where Awad apprehended him and stabbed him with a knife multiple times.
Noginski has been released from a hospital in the Boston area and is recuperating at home with his family.