It turns out that there were several members inside the Aliyah Center in Crown Heights the night police beat Ehud HaLevi, and one of those witnesses made the initial call to police. None of the witnesses told cops that HaLevi had the right to be there. And their earlier confrontation with HaLevi in the aftermath of Simchat Torah was based on one thing – HaLevi was walking around in Aliyah's lounge naked – and presumably drunk.
Originally posted at 6:55 pm CDT 10-14-2012
Make sure to watch the entire video so you can hear the witness interview at the end, after the brief excerpt of the Dov Hikind press conference, which itself follows a witnesses narration of the beating: