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Anti-Semitic Graffiti Sprayed on Indiana Synagogue

Anti-Semitic graffiti in Indiana (Photo: twitter/SJCGlobal)

The latest act of anti-Semitism to strike the United States took place this weekend in the heart of the Midwest. The Jerusalem Post's Jeremy Sharon reports on the reaction to Nazi graffiti sprayed onto an Indiana synagogue:

Two Nazi flags and two Iron Crosses were graffitied on the property of the Congregation Shaarey Tefilla synagogue in the city of Carmel, Indiana, in the US in the early hours of Saturday morning, in a severe and unsettling incident of antisemitic hate.

The graffiti was spray painted on a brick shed, housing the synagogue’s garbage container behind the synagogue itself, with the Nazi flag with its black swastika and red background graphically depicted on the back wall of the structure flanked by the two Iron Crosses, with another Nazi flag graffitied on the side wall.

The antisemitic attack has been condemned by US Vice President Mike Pence, both Indiana senators Joe Donnelly and Todd Young, Congresswoman Susan Brooks who represents the district, Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett and others.

“Sickened and appalled by the cowardly act of vandalism at Congregation Shaarey Tefilla; a beautiful synagogue in Carmel, Indiana where I have many good friends. Those responsible must be held accountable. These vile acts of anti-Semitism must end,” wrote Pence on Twitter...

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