ALGOMA (WKOW) – Jewish leaders are upset after six anti-Semitic signs recently appeared in northeastern Wisconsin.
According to Wisconsin Public Radio, the signs appeared in Algoma in late July but were not up very long.
Elana Kahn-Oren, with the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, says some of the signs said a variation of, "Jews get out, Jew go back to where you came from." Other signs had language such as, "Kill the Jews, keep Algoma clean."
Kahn-Oren says she hopes the incident is a wake up call for Algoma and the whole state.
Algoma officials issued a statement saying the city won't tolerate signs that are threatening or discriminatory. Police and the FBI are investigating the incident as a hate crime.
The Anti-Defamation League is offering a $1,500 reward to find the perpetrators.
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