Anti-hate group will march in response Neo-Nazi activity in Hornell
In July 2022, Neo-Nazi literature (with skull and swastika emblems) was distributed to three houses of worship in Hornell targeting a Roman Catholic church, a predominantly black congregation church, and a Jewish synagogue.
· What is our response?
To march in unity to each of the three targeted houses of worship and rededicate them to their sacred purpose of worship.
· Why should you participate?
This is an opportunity for us, who opposed to religious and racial intimidation, to encourage one another by coming out and lending our presence and voice . By participating, you will be saying that Neo-Nazi intimidation is not okay in our community.
· Where and When? Our walk begins at the
o Rehoboth Deliverance Ministries Church
o 112 East Avenue in Hornell
o 1 pm Saturday, September 24
This walk is organized by religious leaders in our community including representatives from Rehoboth Deliverance Ministries Church, St. Anne’s Church, and Beth-El Synagogue, the three targeted houses of worship that will be rededicated on our walk. Those who are not able to walk between locations are invited to drive.
Read the news about the July hate crimes resulting in 115 felony charges: