Anti-Semitic Posters Left at Orangevale Synagogue

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ORANGEVALE -- A number of anti-Semitic posters were discovered Saturday morning by members of an Orangevale synagogue.

According to Kimberly Olker, president of Temple Or Rishon on Hazel Avenue, people were at the Jewish synagogue for communal prayer when they found the posters taped up outside on walls and doors.

"I was horrified," Olker told FOX40. "I was scared and sad."

One of the posters left at the synagogue.

One of the flyers reads in part, "Hitler, Rockwell, and Pierce warned you about sleazy Hollywood," and includes Harvey Weinstein's face superimposed over a graphic cartoon.

Another features Dylann Roof, the suspect who shot and killed nine black parishioners at a South Carolina church in June 2015. In the poster Roof is holding a burning American Flag. It reads, "Dylann Roof did nothing wrong."

"There was not a shred of doubt this was an anti-Semitic hate crime designed to promote white supremacy," said Ted Blumenstein, who runs security for the synagogue.

According to the synagogue, the flyers were placed there sometime between midnight and 7:45 Saturday morning. At least two people are believed to be involved. No suspects have been identified.

The incident has been reported to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department and the FBI, according to Olker.  Officials will be reviewing security footage from cameras in the area.

Shaun Hampton with the sheriff's department reports the synagogue had scheduled a dance for children for Saturday night. The sheriff's department has not reported any additional information regarding their investigation.