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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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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 ... Mrs. Nasar
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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This episode marks the fourth time in which Olivia Benson is shown to have a stalker. The first was Richard White in season one's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Stalked (1999), the second was Eric Plummer in season three's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Wrath (2001), the third was Avery Shaw in season six's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Quarry (2005), and in this episode, the stalker is Rob Miller. See more »

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Noah asks Olivia how to spell the word "believe" and her response is "let's sound it out" whereupon Noah recites B-E-L-I-E-V-E. However, if one were actually going by how the word sounds, it would be B-E-L-E-V-E. The "i" is silent. See more »

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Peter Stone: You follow Sharia law, Mr. Faraj?
Masud Faraj: Yes.
Peter Stone: Sharia law states that homosexuality is immoral. "If any of your women are guilty of lewdness, take the evidence of four reliable witnesses from amongst them, and if they testify, confine them to houses until..." what? Mr. Faraj, I know you know the answer.
Naomi Zeigler: Objection, Your Honor.
Peter Stone: Mr. Faraj, until what? What is the answer?
Masud Faraj: "Until death do claim them." I should have killed her.
Peter Stone: Instead of just asssaulting and raping her? Why didn't you kill her?
Masud Faraj: Because she is my ...
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3 January 2020 | by ohadbitton-96728See all my reviews

Prejudice is playing an important role in this episode, each side is shown in its lowest and as the title suggests, assumptions are made by the characters anx the viewers and reflect the deep problems they cause in our society.


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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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