Mayor Bill de Blasio promised to arrest Jewish mourners not adhering to social distancing decrees following the funeral of Rabbi Chaim Mertz.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio doubled down Wednesday on his criticism of those involved in a large gathering at a Jewish funeral in Brooklyn -- but also apologized for his overnight warning to the Jewish community as a whole that threatened future arrests.
After overseeing the dispersal of hundreds of Hasidic mourners in Brooklyn, Mayor Bill de Blasio called the gathering “absolutely unacceptable.”
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