“Death to Jews” sprayed on Crimea synagogue (and another was firebombed)

‘Death to Jews’ sprayed on Crimea synagogue
As Ukraine crisis deepens, Jews in the Crimean peninsula fear more anti-Semitic attacks.
By JTA | Mar. 2, 2014 | 10:37 AM | 7

Anti-Semitic graffiti was found Friday morning on the entrance to a synagogue in the Crimea region of southern Ukraine, local media reported.

According to the Russian-Israeli news site izrus.co.il, swastikas and the phrase “Death to the Jews” were sprayed on the door and facade of the Reform Ner Tamid synagogue in Simferopol, located in the Crimean peninsula.

Anatoly Gendin, head of the Association of Jewish Organizations and Communities of Crimea, told the news site that the perpetrators needed to climb a two-meter wall to reach the building.

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