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BREAKING: Lakewood Township Committee Unanimously Denounces Local Hate Group

The Lakewood Township Committee this evening unanimously passed a resolution denouncing “Rise Up Ocean County”, a hate group which has been spreading hate and incitement on social media in recent months.

With this resolution, Mayor Ray Coles and his colleagues on the Committee – Democrats and Republicans – declared in no uncertain terms that hate has no place in Ocean County, even when ostensibly presented as discussing legitimate issues.

Rise Up has published vile imagery and videos about Orthodox Jews, and even twisted the words of a famous Holocaust poem to denounce local Jews.

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There are 8 Comments to "BREAKING: Lakewood Township Committee Unanimously Denounces Local Hate Group"

  • 1st Amendment says:

    Hate speech is not free speech.

  • Legal advice says:

    Each and every Talmud including the Rosh HaYeshiva Reb Yeruchim seen in the video should press charges against the organizers of this ridiculous group. They should be charged for incitement and Defamation. Unless they are also just disturbed homeless individuals and in that case its OK.

  • Br says:

    Goodness!!! Is this what prewar Europe looked like? And all the smart ones moved, the others ignores the signs – it was too hard to take such a big step. Scary!!

  • Concerned Jackson Resident says:

    For those interested, it seems that similar resolutions will be proposed and considered by Jackson and Toms River at next weeks council meetings.

  • lakewood mom says:

    I am concerned that this type of action only gives them more name recognition that could increase their numbers. By public condemnation at this level we are making them more important than they are.

  • m ascione says:

    I don t know what this group is or anything about them. But any group don t they need prove?Let them prove what ever they say. Religion and color of skin should not be brought up all the time. Just facts

  • RebRambo says:

    Wow. Modern day Goebels.

    And when they right that they aren’t anti-Semitic or fascist – blah, blah, blah – they are like those who virulently speak out against Israel but only claim to be anti-Zionist, not anti-Semitic.

    No problem.

    The Nazi’s ultimately met their fate.

    So will you.

    As the Talmud says, “Lifnei Shever (before the downfall), G’aon (they will RISE UP…)

  • whisleblower says:

    Go to their web pages and report every one of them to google etc as hate speech!

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