“Bail was set at $5 million for the man charged with trying to kill Jews celebrating Chanukah in Rockland County on Saturday night.
“Grafton Thomas, 37, of Greenwood Lake, N.Y., is accused of storming into a synagogue with a machete at around 10 p.m. He has been charged with five counts of attempted murder and one count of burglary.
“Police have not released information on a possible motive, CBS2’s Tony Aiello reported.
“The attack is being met with shock, and with determination to not live in fear.
“Thomas said nothing as a lawyer entered his not guilty plea Sunday to five counts of attempted murder, just 13 hours after he allegedly attacked a group of worshipers marking the seventh night of Chanukah at the synagogue, which also doubles as the Monsey home of Rabbi Chaim Rottenberg.”
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