Vandals Strike Jewish Cemetery in Hartford

Conn. Thugs Overturn 40 Gravestones


Published October 22, 2012.

Unknown vandals overturned about 40 gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Hartford, Conn.

The damage at the Congregation Ados Beth Israel Cemetery took place sometime between Oct. 12 and Oct. 19, according to the Associated Press.

The attack was discovered by a man who regularly visits the grave of his son, who was killed while serving in the U.S. military, according to WTNH television news.

The gravestones were knocked off of their bases, including one large stone which would have taken at least two people to topple, WTNH reported.

The damage occurred throughout the cemetery.

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