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After a Muslim woman is assaulted inside of a synagogue, SVU searches for two suspects that were spotted fleeing the scene of the crime.

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Fred Berner

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Dick Wolf (created by), Julie Martin (teleplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Mariska Hargitay ... Olivia Benson
Kelli Giddish ... Amanda Rollins
Ice-T ... Odafin Tutuola (as Ice T)
Peter Scanavino ... Dominick Carisi Jr.
Philip Winchester ... Peter Stone
Titus Welliver ... Rob Miller
Nazneen Contractor ... Nahla Nasar
Hadi Tabbal ... Masud Faraj
Ami Brabson ... Judge Karyn Blake
Meredith Holzman ... Naomi Zeigler
Ted Sutherland ... Ari Kaplan
Jacqueline Antaramian
Bob Ari ... Ezra Zuckerman
Kelly Lester ... Esther Meyer
Erica Camarano ... Rachel Ortiz
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After a Muslim woman is assaulted inside of a synagogue, SVU searches for two suspects that were spotted fleeing the scene of the crime.

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TV-14
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Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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16:9 HD
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This is the 457th episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), surpassing the total episode count of Law & Order (1990) which ran for 456 episodes from 1990 to 2010. See more »

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Naomi Zeigler: You wear a red baseball cap, civilized society assumes you're a racist, a bigot of the worst order. A teenager runs out of a synagogue, we assume he's an anti-Semite reliving the bliss of Kristallnacht. A Muslim woman is brutally attacked. We have no choice but to assume the animal was an Islamophobe, but, in this case the teenager was running because he was scared. The brutal attacker was not Jewish. Clearly, each and every one of those assumptions were dead wrong. So if you're tempted to ...
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Writers passing off their own subtle political biases?
12 May 2019 | by nightimerunnerSee all my reviews

The episode seemed to be trying to be more sociologically and politically involved and relevant. However, with all the effort to be seen as neutral and rational, it can still be perceived as passing ammunitions to both antisemitism and islamophobia. The character Stone is made really dislikable in this episode somehow.


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