Queens socialist Assembly Member Mamdani arrested while protesting with Jewish New Yorkers in Brooklyn

As a humanitarian crisis was unfolding in the Gaza Strip nearly a week after Hamas terrorists killed more than 1,300 Israelis during brutal and sustained attacks attack on Oct. 7, Astoria Assembly Member Zohran Mamdani was among the nearly 60 Jewish New Yorkers who were arrested Friday night for blocking traffic outside of Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s home on Prospect Park West in Brooklyn.

More than a 1,000 activists marched to Grand Army Plaza chanting “Never again is now,” and “Never again means never again for everyone,” before staging a sit-in blocking traffic beseeching Schumer to call for a ceasefire as he leads a congressional delegation to Israel over the weekend.