Extremist groups with white supremacist views are attempting to plan a ‘National Day of Hate’ during the Jewish Sabbath this weekend The plan involves targeting Jewish communities, including staging protests outside synagogues in New York City; NYPD says there’s no specific threats Threat of violence and protests comes after a group of neo-Nazis harassed theatergoers outside Broadway show, Parade, whose lead character is Jewish. White supremacist groups are planning a ‘National Day of Hate’ to coincide with the Jewish Sabbath this weekend, according to the Anti-Defamation League. The latest threat, in the form of social media posts by extremists urged others to harass and target Jewish communities including by staging protests outside of New York City synagogues. The NYPD said there were no specific threats but ‘out of an abundance of caution, the Department will deploy additional resources to sensitive locations, including houses of worship, throughout the weekend.’ The potential threat for protests and violence came after a group of neo-Nazis harassed theatergoers as they were lined up ahead of a showing of Broadway musical, Parade, on Tuesday night.
via dailymail: Neo-Nazis plan ‘Day of Hate’ protests outside NYC synagogues after harassing audience members outside Ben Platt Broadway musical, Parade – where Mayor Eric Adams took to the stage and told them: ‘This is not a place where hate lives’
siehe auch: Anti-Defamation League warns of effort to organize ‘National Day of Hate’ Mass. police departments aware, advise caution. White supremacist groups are trying to organize a “National Day of Hate” to coincide with the Jewish Sabbath this weekend, according to the Anti-Defamation League. This particular effort originated with a small neo-Nazi group based in eastern Iowa, the ADL said. “While ADL is not aware of any specific threats, we know that these groups are hoping for increased antisemitic flier distributions, protests and graffiti,” the organization wrote in an email newsletter. In Massachusetts, several police departments said they were aware of the report but had no information about anything planned for the area; Police Warn Minorities: Be Vigilant on Saturday’s ‘National Day of Hate’. Jewish people were told by law enforcement officials to be especially on alert this weekend. Law enforcement officials across the United States are warning Jewish communities to be vigilant this weekend as police forces increase their patrols of Jewish spaces ahead of a planned Day of Hate scheduled for Saturday, targeting those communities. Neo-Nazi, far-right extremist, and white supremacist groups have encouraged their followers to distribute anti-Semitic banners, stickers, flyers, and graffiti on Saturday during what they bill as a “national day of hate.” The potential threat of protests and violence comes as extremist groups across America have become emboldened to spew their vitriol against minority communities, including communities of color and Jewish and LGBTQ+ communities. For example, neo-Nazis harassed theatergoers ahead of a Broadway showing of Parade on Tuesday night, New York City’s NBC station WNBC reports. Outside the Bernard Jacobs Theater on West 45th Street, those who demonstrated yelled, carried banners and handed out fliers that claimed the show glorifies pedophilia. This musical revival tells the true story of Leo Frank, a Jewish man lynched in 1915 after being wrongfully convicted (and later cleared) of raping and murdering a 13-year-old girl. Jews experienced more harassment, vandalism, and violence in 2021 than at any time in modern American history, according to the Anti-Defamation League.