Arizona Jewish Defense League
JDL News Flash
be informed that there has been a major anti-Semitic attack in Prescott,
Arizona in the last few days.� Unfortunately this is the fourth of
such attacks.� The Jewish Defense League of Arizona would like to
send a strong message to these anti-Semitic animals discouraging them from
any future attacks.� This behavior will not be tolerated.� At
this time the Jewish Defense League would like to offer a reward of $1000
(one-thousand dollars) to anyone with information that would lead to the
arrest and conviction of these felons.� Please call the AZ JDL Hotline
at (602) 242-2221.
refer to the following article written in the Arizona Republic:
target group that helps abused kids
- A national organization that helps abused students has been vandalized
with a second wave of anti-Semitic graffiti.
Beaumont, director of Safe Schools, Safe Students, said he has filed a
report with the FBI about what he believes are White-power groups targeting
and other pro-Nazi and anti-Semitic statements were first spray painted
last week on the walls of his and neighboring buildings, near Yavapai Regional
night, the vandals returned and spray painted "SS" over a customer parking
sign and a Star of David with the words, "Last warning, now fire" scrawled
in big letters on an outside wall.
also said employees have received death threats at work by phone and e-mail
and that their vehicles have been vandalized by what appear to be baseball
bats. A power steering line to a truck owned by Beaumont's son was cut
in the parking lot.
of the group's teenage volunteers have quit coming to work because of the
incidents, Beaumont said.
attacks have coincided with what Beaumont said was a public-education campaign
by the organization about hate crimes and the tactics hate groups use to
recruit within schools.
Thursday, a Star of David was painted on the side of the wall with the
word "die" over it along with anti-Semitic slurs and the words "Devil Dogs"
painted on the building's entrance steps.
Detective Larry Martinez of the Prescott Police Department downplays any
possible link to members of the Devil Dogs, a Gilbert hate group some of
whose members moved to Prescott recently.
strikes us as an angry ex-employee kind of thing," Martinez said. "That's
not to say we're not concerned, but we just don't see a real threat here
with White-power types."
who said he is trying to obtain a city permit to have a "stop the hate"
march in downtown Prescott on Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. holiday,
said he believes attackers are coming from outside the area, given the
national scope of his program.
put in an anti-bully hotline and got more than 250,000 calls on it between
Sept. 15 and the day after Christmas," Beaumont said. "We're well known
now and there are some elements out there that would like to see us go