Three suspects from
Jerusalem and Bnei Brak are under arrest on suspicion of spray painting hate
slogans on the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum last week, police announced Tuesday
The arrests were carried out by the elite central unit of the
Judea and Samaria district. Police searched the homes of suspects and seized
large amounts of texts condemning Zionism, Israel, and PLO flags, as well as
paint. Texts suspected to be incitement to hatred were also found on
The suspects confessed to spray painting the graffiti at Yad
Vashem, which shocked the country and deeply upset Holocaust survivors. They
also confessed to spray painting graffiti at Ammunition Hill on Memorial Day for
the IDF's fallen.
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