(Hill) – Anti-Semitic and white separatist material was dumped in homes in two Texas cities on Sunday.
The Colliville Police Department said it was aware of materials in transparent sandwich packs that were left on porches around town.
The department reported in Fr. tweet he has been in contact with the FBI and is investigating the situation as a hate crime.
Local authorities said the leaflets also appeared in San Francisco, Miami and Denver. Separate tweet from the department included a link to a report from NBC News published last month, which says many, if not all, of the leaflets found said, “Every aspect of the COVID agenda is Jewish.”
According to NBC News, the leaflets, which were in plastic bags and laden with rice or pebbles, listed Jewish government officials who helped the United States respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Flyers were also found in homes in Garland, Texas, reports Dallas Morning News.
According to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), behind anti-Semitic posters related to the coronavirus is a group called The Goyim Defense League. anti-Semitic incident tracker. ADL describes the group as a “loose network of individuals united by their brutal anti-Semitism”.
Anti-Semitic posters were found in Coliville just over a month after a rabbi and four worshipers were taken hostage at a synagogue in the city. All four were exempt from confrontation in a few hours. Authorities identified a British citizen as a hostage taker.
FBI Director Christopher Ray said the situation with the hostages in the Congregation of Beth Israel was “A terrorist act against the Jewish community.”
On Sunday, the congregation said a number of its members had received anti-Semitic leaflets, according to The Dallas Morning News.
Anti-Semitic leaflets were also found in Houston. The materials included a picture of Adolf Hitler with the caption: “We can do it again.”