Post office in Maine covered in offensive Jewish hate symbols

Townspeople were seen shaking their heads in disgust as they drove to their community’s post office Wednesday after seeing the destruction left behind by apparent vandals.

According to an article published by the Kennebec Journal, U.S. Postal Service employees were shocked to find swastikas, hateful phrases and obvious gang tags spray-painted on the side of the Thorndike, Maine Post Office on Wednesday morning.

The KJ reported Thursday that the city’s postmaster, Candace Raven, spent a significant amount of time Wednesday morning covering the tags and hateful symbols with spray paint, but that this had not yet been done when some of the townspeople arrived to conduct their postal activities.

The Kennebec Journal says that in addition to the anti-Semitic messages heard throughout their building, the vandals also painted several other words, including “Geeker Party,” “Ice Baby” and “TEHE” on the side of the Thorndike Post Office . .

Thorndike City Clerk Rose Hill told the Kennebec Journal that she, along with many other residents, were shocked to hear about the hateful vandalism.

At this time, city officials and police are unsure who is responsible for the vandalism, although they hope that through the use of photos and the power of social media, someone will come forward with information about the incident and, more importantly, who it all is . responsible for it.

With the ongoing conflict between Hamas and Israel, there has been a steady increase in reported Jewish hate crimes across the United States. Unfortunately, the vandalism in Thorndike is just one example of this.

We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available to us.

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