Graffiti reading “Kill all Jews” was discovered on the stairwell of Union Temple in Brooklyn, prompting organizers of a political event planned there to cancel it.
The event was scheduled to be hosted by “Broad City” star Ilana Glazer at the historic synagogue in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Prospect Heights on Thursday, the New York Post reported.
Witnesses to the bloodbath at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday said the gunman who killed 11 people there shouted “all Jew must die.”
At about 8:30 P.M., Glazer told the crowd outside the building that the 8 P.M. event, where she was scheduled to interview journalist Amy Goodman and New York state senate candidates Andrew Gounardes and Jim Gaughran, was cancelled because of the graffiti.
Hateful slurs were found on the second and fifth floor, while “Kill all Jews” was found written on a door.
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The event was part of Glazer’s The Generator Series, where she interviews activists and politicians “to see how they serve us — the people,” the Post reported.
“I hope it doesn’t have a chilling effect on people going to vote” in the 6 November midterm elections, Gounardes told The Post. “We can’t afford to stand in the silence or be scared or intimated.”