(June 2, 2022 / JNS) A flier with a swastika on it was found plastered on a bus-stop shelter in a heavily Orthodox neighborhood of Silver Spring, Md., just outside of Washington, D.C., on Thursday.
It included a white supremacist website and the words “love your race.” A second flier said “6 million ki*es is that a challenge, we wish” and included an image of a skeleton wearing Nazi regalia.
The papers were pasted on a bus stop across the street from the Young Israel Shomrai Emunah of Greater Washington synagogue.
A flier was also placed on an ice chest located outside of a kosher supermarket in the same area.
Gil Preuss, CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, said: “We are deeply disturbed by the appearance of a swastika in the Kemp Mill neighborhood of Silver Spring, Maryland—a center of Montgomery County’s Orthodox Jewish community.”
“This anti-Semitic and hateful symbol has no place in our society,” he continued. “Our Jewish community will continue to stand strong and resilient in the face of hatred and anti-Semitism in all its forms. We are working closely with our security team and the Montgomery County Department of Police to keep our community safe and learn more about this incident.”
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