Anti-Semites attack Philadelphia, USA Jewish cemetery


This 23 February 2017 video from the USA is called US Muslims Raise Over $90k To Fix Desecrated Jewish Cemetery.

From Haaretz daily in Israel:

Dozens of Headstones Broken at Jewish Cemetery in Philadelphia

Incident comes just under a week after similar vandalism occurred as a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis.

Feb 26, 2017 8:20 PM

A Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia apparently became the victim of vandalism Sunday, when police were alerted that dozens, perhaps hundreds, of headstones had been broken and toppled over. …

The report came after a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis last week was vandalized in a similar manner, increasing concern in the Jewish community over an increase in anti-Semitic incidents that some have connected to the candidacy and presidency of Donald Trump.

It was North New Jersey resident Aaron Mallin who reportedly discovered the overturned headstones, according to the report.

“It’s just very disheartening that such a thing would take place,” Mallin said. “I’m hoping it was maybe just some drunk kids. But the fact that there’s so many it leads one to think it could have been targeted.”

In a continuing surge of anti-Semitic acts and threats across the US, several hundred gravestones were toppled or damaged at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, late Saturday night. The attack came amid a wave of bomb threats against Jewish community centers and schools and less than a week after vandals overturned some 200 headstones at Jewish cemetery in University City, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri. While police initially reported that upward of 100 headstones were vandalized at the Mount Carmel Cemetery in Philadelphia, volunteers helping clean up on Sunday stated that more than 500 grave sites had been damaged. Destruction at the cemetery was extensive, with row after row of headstones knocked over; some stones, more than a century old, were split in half: here.

How Philly’s Jewish communities are handling unprecedented attacks: here.

[Donald Trump’ s Vice President Mike] Pence Mistakes Nicaraguan Flag for Israeli in Tweets Supporting Jews: here.

The Trump administration is filled with openly anti-Semitic figures, but unholy alliances between Zionists and bigots in the West are nothing new, explains Sarah Levy: here.

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