‘Day Of Hate’ On Security Officials’ Radar

Local security officials are aware of a “Day of Hate” propagating on the internet and targeting Jews on Saturday, Feb. 25.

According to the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas, the agency is aware of this and is monitoring the situation. There is no specific threat to any Twin Cities institutions.

The threat appears to have originated in Chicago. According to the neighborhood news outlet Block Club Chicago, the police district in the heavily Jewish Rogers Park and West Ridge neighborhoods released a statement.

“The Chicago Police Department is aware of the online posts regarding February 25, 2023,” police said. “At this time, there is no actionable intelligence and we continue to actively monitor the situation. We are regularly in contact with members, leaders and organizations within the Jewish community and all faith-based communities in Chicago, and will continue working closely with them to strengthen communication and safety.”