Central Florida's Independent Jewish Voice

Multiple US synagogues hit with anti-Israel, antisemitic graffiti

(JTA) — Over the course of a week, three synagogues across the United States were tagged with anti-Israel and antisemitic graffiti.

The vandalism follows weeks of similar defacement at a variety of American Jewish sites, including cemeteries, Chabad Jewish centers, and Jewish buildings on university campuses. The incidents occurred more than a month into the war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, which has come alongside a reported spike in antisemitism nationwide.

The recent vandalism targeted synagogues affiliated with three different religious denominations. In Washington state, the FBI is i...


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