Atlanta Synagogue Members Face Harassment

Members of an Atlanta-area synagogue have been facing harassment.

Bagels have been left on the lawns of and tied to the trees of members of Congregation Beth Jacob in DeKalb County, Ga., the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Eggs have also been thrown at people walking out of the synagogue, according to the newspaper.

In addition, cars in the synagogue parking lot have been broken into and stolen.

The incidents have occurred over the last three weeks, mostly on Friday nights, the newspaper reported.

DeKalb police have not identified any suspects in the incidents, according to reports.

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