Anti-Semitic fliers dropped at homes in Montana city for second time


(JTA) — Fliers described as anti-Semitic were dropped in front of homes in Bozeman, Montana, for the second time this month.

In the incident Saturday morning, the actual fliers were different than those dropped on May 6 and the distribution was not as extensive, Bozeman Police Sgt. Hal Richardson told the Bozeman Daily Chronicle.

The Bozeman Police Department received several phone calls about the fliers, the newspaper reported.  It is not clear whether the same person or group was responsible for the second distribution.

The flier shows a photo of Israeli Prime Minister and President Donald Trump and includes what appears to be a fictional quote in which Netanyahu describes the U.S. as a welfare state under Israeli control.

“It’s not the same flier as before, but is anti-Semitic; the tone is the same,” Richardson said.

The police are not investigating any crime, saying the fliers fall under the category of free speech.

Bozeman is a city of 41,660 in the southern part of Montana nearly 100 miles from Helena, the state capital.

Anti-Semitic fliers have been distributed in other areas of the state, including Missoula and Whitefish, the site of a planned neo-Nazi march that was later called off.

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