“Seeing ‘Jude’ written on there as clearly a neo-Nazi-type term… that was very upsetting to me,” said Rabbi Gabriel Botnick.
Just last year, an intruder entered the synagogue shouting he wanted to “kill the Jews.”
Chicago Police discovered the vandalism while responding to a trespassing call.
Four different cities saw anti-Semitic vandalism on Wednesday - not even including the attempted arsons on synagogues in Chicago and Boston.
The 21-year-old Nazi sympathizer pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime.
The homeowner, Ted Ferris, isn’t Jewish. “My first reaction? If I knew who did it, I’d choke ‘em — and that’s [saying it] politely,” he said.
Democratic Party offices in two different Oklahoma cities have been vandalized with racist and anti-Semitic graffiti in the past week.
The Muslim charity CelebrateMercy has distributed more than $300,000 in crowdfunded donations to targeted Jewish institutions.
“It’s sickening, frightening. You don’t know who’s behind it, what else they will do. The people desecrated are my cousins. People I knew growing up.”
“If swastikas in playgrounds aren’t enough to galvanize our nation, what is?”