Czech Vandals Topple Jewish Gravestones

Last Burial In Cemetery Was in 1938


Published September 27, 2012.

Vandals reportedly overturned 26 gravestones in a Jewish cemetery near Prague.

The vandalism took place in the last two months in an unused Jewish cemetery located near the village of Prudice, south of Prague, in the Czech Republic, a police spokesman told The Associated Press.

The last burial in the 18th century cemetery, located in a forested area, was in 1938.

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