Antisemitic Messages in Westerville Neighborhood
A Westerville, Ohio family reported that an individual wrote an anti-Semitic message near their driveway Sunday. Lara Palay told NBC4 News her husband woke up to see the word “Jew” written out in shaving cream in front of their house.
They initially thought nothing of it until they heard about what happened to their neighbors. “It was really shocking, and at first we thought maybe it was a prank although that’s a weird prank to play,” said Palay. “Then on a neighborhood app I found out that a couple of streets [down the road] houses had Nazi literature left overnight on their lawns.”
Others in that same neighborhood woke up to packets of Nazi propaganda in their yards. Neighbors mentioned around 30 houses were left with the packets, reporting it to be the same literature that was left in another Ohio neighborhood in Clintonville a few weeks earlier.
Palay said she did go to police and urged others who received the unwanted information packets to do the same.
CST Antisemitic Incidents Report January – June 2017
The CST (community security turst) recorded 767 antisemitic incidents across the UK in the first six months of 2017, a 30 per cent increase on the 589 incidents recorded in the first six months of 2016. This is the highest total CST has ever recorded for the January-June period of any year. The second highest total was in 2009, when CST recorded 629 antisemitic incidents. CST has been recording antisemitic incidents since 1984. Take a look at their statistics and findings.