Anti-Semitic behavior worries families flyers
Jordan Bowen reports
TAMPA, Fla. – An anti-Semitic hate group is accused in dozens of cases. flyers outside homesIn South TampaThe weekend. The TampaPolice Department confirmed that they are aware.
The Jewish Community Relations Council stated that they are well aware of the group behind the attack. flyersThey claimed to be an anti-Semitic, white supremacist hate organization known for spreading conspiracy theories and propaganda about Israel. FOX 13 chose not to identify the group.
Police said there was no threat to the neighborhood, but Jewish leaders stated that it was upsetting to see this happen.
More than 40 residents said they were anti-Semitic flyers placedZiploc bags with rice were found in driveways of different properties. homesAll South TampaThe last day. One title promotes anti-Semitic conspiracies about the media while another flyer targets Disney executives.
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Jonathan Ellis, Chair of Jewish Community Relations Council said that although it wouldn’t make me feel unsafe, he believes it would make many people feel unsafe. It is coming from, you know. A white supremacist group. It deals with hate. It’s coming to your doorstep.”
Ellis shared that his neighbors reached out to Ellis after they found the incident. flyersIn their front yards, driveways.
Ellis said that “these things are upsetting” and that it let’s you know there’s hatred out there. “There is hate out there. But the hate is directed to a religion.”
The flyersEllis stated that Ellis targeted Jewish tropes.
“When dealing with antisemitism, one argument that you would use is that Jews ‘control the world,’Ellis said. “So if you see a flyer indicating that the Jews control media, it is just a repetition or just another instance of that trope that has been around for at least 100 years in the United States.”
The Jewish Community Relations Council wants to know if residents find the following: flyers to not post them on social media, but instead report the incident online at jewishtampa.com/security.