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Rock with ‘DIE JEW B—‘ written on it left on Winnipeg doorstep

Photo of a rock with racist writing on it was left on a doorstep of a home in Wolseley. B'Nai Brith Canada / Submitted

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WINNIPEG — A rock with anti-Semitic language left on a Winnipeg doorstep New Year’s Eve has a Jewish group speaking out.

B’nai Brith Canada said a rock with “DIE JEW BITCH. EINSATZGRUPPEN.” was discovered on the steps of a Wolseley home last week.

B’nai Brith say the Einsatzgruppen were a Nazi death squad responsible for the mass killings of Jews and other minorities during  the Holocaust.

“It’s so invasive,” said one of the home’s owners in a news release.

“So horrible. It’s difficult to put into words. And it’s frightening, too.”

B'Nai Brith Canada / Submitted

B’nai Brith Canada said police are now investigating and the homeowners have asked to remain anonymous.

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“We don’t know what would cause someone to do this, but we have had a couple of private issues with people, so who knows?” said the homeowner in the release.

The organization said it’s particularly shocking because the number of anti-Semitic incidents in Winnipeg has dropped in recent years

B’nai Brith said it is working with the police to ensure this incident doesn’t lead to an increase in anti-Semitism in the city.

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