Gary was my friend, then he was my mortal enemy. How did Gary G. transform from friend into foe? An age-old story: Jewish hatred.
Gary and I went to the same elementary school in Long Branch, New Jersey. It was not uncommon for us to follow the same route home and eventually we started chatting and spending time together. We played baseball in the same summer league and rode our bikes together to and from the games. Most nights we’d stop for soft ice cream on the boardwalk after the game. All this changed in an instant when a schoolyard game turned violent. [Read more…]