A dead pig was left on the doorstep of a rabbi in a heavily Orthodox township of Lakewood, New Jersey in the USA.

The body was found on Shabbat, according to The Lakewood Scoop, and the local police department is treating the incident as a “bias crime”. Pigs are seen as the quintessentially unkosher animal and have long been used as an antisemitic symbol. It is forbidden for Jews to consume pork.

“At this time, it’s being investigated as a bias crime,” Lakewood police Lt. Leroy Marshall told The New York Post, adding that no arrests had been made as of midday Monday.

Marshall declined to identify the rabbi, citing an ongoing criminal investigation but reported that there were no injuries and no note or graffiti was left at the residence.

Lakewood’s police chief, Greg Meyer, told the Scoop that detectives from the agency were being assisted by the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office crime scene investigations unit.

“We will not tolerate such acts in our town,” Meyer told the outlet.

Officials from the Anti-Defamation League denounced whoever left the dead pig behind in a statement late Saturday.

“The alleged incident that took place in Lakewood on Saturday is absolutely horrifying,” said Scott Richman, regional director for the ADL’s New York/New Jersey office.

“No individual or group deserves to be targeted in this way. ADL has been deeply concerned by the rising tide of antisemitism in Ocean County, and this matter is no exception. We are thankful Lakewood PD is continuing their investigation.”

Related Articles:

The Lord is fighting for Israel – Iran’s Raisi learned the hard way

“The LORD will fight for you, and you shall hold your peace.” – Exodus 14:14 On Sunday, President Ebrahim Raisi’s helicopter crashed into the side of a mountain, killing him...

Shame on Norway, Ireland, and Spain for rewarding terror by recognising ‘Palestine’

This week, three European countries, Norway, Ireland, and Spain, announced they would be formally recognising a Palestinian state, dividing the land God has given to Israel and rewarding...

When Palestinian flags are flown at Auschwitz

In the West, we have seen an increase in Palestinian activism to the point where the Palestinian flag is likely one of the most recognisable symbols of our current time. Sadly, there is...

Israel is NOT committing genocide – what the court REALLY said

Accusing Israel of genocide is the latest antisemitic trope.The ICJ did NOT decide that South Africa's claim of genocide is "plausible" - the BBC admits it was among those that reported...

Smoke and mirrors continue to turn blame onto Israel

In this article:What really happened with the Hamas 'deal' and why the media misled peopleWhy conflating the closure of the Rafah and Kerem Shalom crossings paints incorrect picture...

16 Month Scripture Calendar