Moldovan leaders condemn Nazi graffiti on synagogue

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September 15, 2010 14:41

 
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CHISINAU, Moldova — Moldova's interim president and the leader of the country's Jews on Wednesday condemned Nazi graffiti scrawled on synagogue walls in the capital.

Authorities discovered swastikas and other Nazi symbols drawn on the synagogue's walls early Sunday, and the unidentified vandals also drew a a map of Greater Romania, which included Moldova before World War II. Police were investigating.

Chief Rabbi Zalman Abelski called the incident "a provocative act."

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