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Mike Pence Helps Clean Up Vandalized Jewish Cemetery

Stand for Israel told you about the heinous attack earlier this week on a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis, one that left more than 150 tombstones overturned and other graves damaged. Now, Ynet's Itamar Eichner reports that Vice President Mike Pence joined the clean up efforts in a stand of solidarity against anti-Semitism:

US Vice President Mike Pence made his way to Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri to help clean up the wreckage caused by vandals who overturned 154 tombstones at the site at the beginning of the week.

After hearing psalms upon his arrival, Pence rolled up his sleeves, put on his gloves, picked up a rake and went straight to work, gathering fallen twigs and helping the graveyard workers clear up the piles of soil which had mounted up as the tombstones were toppled and flatten the damaged earth.

"There is no place in America for hatred or acts of prejudice or violence or anti-Semitism." Pence said at the beginning of his visit to the site which, for many, has come to symbolize the ominous rise in anti-Semitic occurrences in the US...

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