Vandals desecrate Russian synagogue with pig’s head

By JTA
December 23, 2013 12:57

 
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Unidentified individuals used a pig’s head to desecrate a synagogue in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar.

Representatives of the Jewish community of the city, which is located 600 miles west of Baku, Azerbaijan, found the pig’s head at the entrance to their synagogue on Dec. 20.

They believe the perpetrators are also responsible for English-language graffiti on the building’s external wall, which read: “Happy Tu B’Shevat, Jewish Pigs.”

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