Amber Tamblyn Criticized For Complaint About Hasidic Jews

Source: Huffington Post

By Ron Dicker

Actress Amber Tamblyn faces backlash after Tweeting that Hasidic Jews in New York City are targeting her.

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LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 27: Amber Tamblyn speaks onstage at EMILY’s List’s “Resist, Run, Win” Pre-Oscars Brunch on February 27, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for EMILY’s List)

The former “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” star wrote Sunday that a Hasidic man in a van attempted to hit her in Brooklyn as she pushed her baby in a stroller.

If anyone in Brooklyn near the intersection of Washington Ave and Atlantic Ave just saw a Hasidic man in a grey van try to hit a woman and her baby in a stroller as she crossed a crosswalk, honking and touching the stroller with the car’s bumper, please DM me. That woman was me.

But it was her follow-up post that sparked the controversy. Tamblyn wrote that “this is not the first time a man from the Hasidic community in NYC has attempted to harm me or other women I know. Any woman riding a bike through South Williamsburg can attest.”

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