Law enforcement and Jewish organizations across the country are urging vigilance after a neo-Nazi group proclaimed this Saturday to be a national “Day of Hate.”
The white supremacists have called for followers to distribute anti-Semitic messaging with banners, stickers, fliers and graffiti. There are no known threats of violence as of yet. But these things are hard to predict especially in the less tolerant red states.
Several hate groups have said they are participating in the event: “Take a stand, and expose the international clique of parasitic vermin that infest our nation,” said a statement attributed to the hate groups. “Make your voices heard loud and clear, that the one true enemy of the American people is the Jew.”
“This is all about harassing Jews and creating a public space for hate mongers. This becomes a recruitment tool to invite others into this dark place of promoting hate and antisemitism,” said Jason Shames, CEO of the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey. “Nobody should tolerate this.
Local communities including the POC and LGBT’s and their allies should remain vigilant, report suspicious activities to law enforcement,