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?”
“Heil Hitler,” “Hitler was right” and “Oy vey, this is MAGA Country” were drawn on the gravestones.
The vandalism comes just days after attacks on two Reform synagogues in the central coastal city of Netanya.
From 2016 to 2018, swastika vandalism rose 76 percent, according to the NYPD. There was a notable increase after the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting.
The incident is the latest in a cycle of hate crimes around the pilgrimage site of the Breslav hasidic movement.
“During interviews … she admitted to both acts of vandalism and indicated her disdain for people of other religions and ethnic backgrounds.”
The front door was damaged, and someone threw bricks through the windows.
It reads: “In this place, on March 24 1944, the Nazis gathered the 1,000 Jews of Kastoria and transported them to death camps in Auschwitz.”