Jewish Cemetery Vandalized in Romania

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Three youth aged 13 to 16, vandalized several headstones in a Jewish cemetery located in Bucharest, Romania as reported by the local police last Tuesday. As of this point, the three teens were identified by the local police, however no arrests have been made so far which are pending a criminal investigation.

The Federation of the Jewish Communities in Romania reported that 10 headstones were damaged. The antisemitic act occurred last Sunday and revolted the Jewish community in Romania, taking place as Israel simultaneously marked Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Romania was an ally of Nazi Germany during World War II until 1994. Acoording to a report made by an international commission 380,000 Romanian and Ukrainian Jews perished in in the Holocaust.

Source: Israel Hayom

Image: RT- Mihai Barbu/Reuters

By: Efrat Baron

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