A Jewish cemetery in eastern France was desecrated Wednesday, with some gravestones marked with swastikas and overturned.
desecration in a Strasbourg cemetery came as Jews marked the 65th
anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz death camp, a symbol of the
Holocaust, when the Nazis killed millions.France's
main Jewish organization, CRIF, said that at least 18 tombstones at the
Cronenbourg cemetery were found marked with swastikas and 13
of them were overturned.
The CRIF's Marc Knobel said the inscription "juden raus" (Jews out) was found on one tomb.France
is home to western Europe's largest Jewish and Muslim populations, and
there are occasional attacks on their schools, cemeteries or places of