FBI investigates anti-Semitic messages at Florida eatery

By REUTERS
March 6, 2012 15:55

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

An investigation has been opened into anti-Semitic messages left at a kosher restaurant in South Florida.

The FBI and the Broward County Sheriff's Office were conducting an investigation into a series of hate messages left at the Mozart Café in Deerfield Beach, since it opened more than four months ago, WSVN-TV reported.

The restaurant is owned and managed by Israelis.

The messages have been tacked to the door and windows of restaurant, the Florida Jewish Journal reported, and on cars parked near it. They included "go home" and "go to hell," as well as anti-Semitic graffiti and Stars of David, the newspaper reported.

In a more serious incident, the restaurant had to be evacuated after a suspicious gas leak, WSNV reported. Surveillance cameras installed at the restaurant photographed someone lurking near the gas meter.

Since the incidents have been publicized, Jewish groups from the area and surrounding communities have come to patronize the restaurant and show support, the Jewish Journal reported.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Breaking news
October 20, 2018
Saudi courts will look at Khashoggi case

By REUTERS