24 hrs of anti-Semitic attacks in the US
(April 11, 2008)
Someone put swastikas and sexually explicit graffiti on the Temple Beth Sholom in south Salem.
The temple administrator said this is not the first time vandals have struck the temple, but it is the first time it's been anti-Semitic.
She made fliers and handed them out to neighbors hoping to get help catching whoever did it. (KPTV)
Police say 18-year-old Barbara Nokaj, 17-year-old Michelle Bushell and a 15-year-old juvenile broke into the Mohegan Park Jewish Center in Lake Mohegan and extensively damaged the interior.
The trio allegedly destroyed religious property, including a model Torah scroll, a Menorah and memorial plaques. A swastika was also painted. (ABC-local)
“We are definitely treating this as a hate crime.” Angelino said. “My estimate of damages would be in the tens of thousands of dollars.”
Police said the entire interior of the large three-story brick building was vandalized.
”There was a certain anti-Semitic graffiti message found in the synagogue,” Angelino said. He would not elaborate on the message. (PressConnects)
Vandals leave anti-Semitic messages on cars10-04-2008-Roy, Utah
Roy police are looking for the culprits of an overnight spray-painting spree that left anti-Semitic and anti-police messages on several cars and a building in the downtown area. (Thenewstribune)