At Brooklyn Supreme Court, a drug suspect who had been banned from reading Talmudic quotations at a pre-trial hearing showed up in an outfit made entirely out of religious texts, reports the NY Post.
Aaron Akaberi donned a shirt on Wednesday that he had personally fashioned from newsprint pages covered in the writings of the late Lubavitcher Rebbe. His hat was made out of white paper bearing pesukim, as well as the Sheva Mitzvos Bnei Noach.
The ensemble was a rebuke to Judge Martin Murphy, who had refused to let Akaberi read passages from his Jewish texts into the court record at an earlier pre-trial hearing.
“The Judge wouldn’t let me read my ‘Chayenu’ in court, so I decided to wear it, said the 30-year-old Akaberi, 30, who is charged with possession of cocaine, LSD, marijuana, MDMA, and other “dangerous substances.” Read more at the NY Post.
Photo by: Stefan Jeremiah