Ukraine: 240 Kevarim defaced

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cemetery2.jpgA monument to Holocaust victims and 240 Kevarim have been defaced with swastikas in southern Ukraine, according to a report in the Kyiv Post.

Unidentified vandals desecrated the Holocaust Monument late Sunday with red swastikas and with the inscription “Congratulations on the Holocaust” and painted swastikas on 270 Kevarim in a Jewish cemetery in the Black Sea port of Odessa, said Boleslav Kapulkin, a spokesman for Odessa’s Jewish community.




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  1. Putin seems intent on reviving the “Cold War” and there doesn’t seem to be much interest in cracking down on Anti-Semitism. Who ever has contact in Russia should be intouch and efforts should be made to help those leave who want to.