Somewhere out there is an unhinged anti-Semite distributing tiny strips of paper reading “Kill Jews.” These menacing missives were left blowing along Sixth Avenue last week, falling in the hands of area residents and children on their way home from school. But, in the end, this flier fiend isn’t getting the message: one cannot drive fear in a community that’s standing together.
That’s the sentiment City Councilmember Brad Lander (D-Park Slope), other elected officials and local religious leaders expressed Monday as they spoke out against the fear-mongering fliers found in Park Slope and other neighborhoods.
Their message to whoever’s putting out these hate-filled notes was loud and clear.
“This is a community united in support of each other and there is nothing you can do to stop that,” said Lander as he hosted a press conference at Congregation Beth Elohim on Eighth Avenue and Garfield Place, just a few blocks from where the fliers were found.
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