Hate letter and white powder mailed to NYC Israeli consulate

Swastikas were found in two separate incidents in New York in the last week.

By JTA
October 29, 2017 15:35
Hate letter and white powder mailed to NYC Israeli consulate

The Israeli Consulate in New York. . (photo credit: SHMUEL ALPERIN/ GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

 
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A letter decorated with swastikas that contained an unidentified white powder was mailed to the Israeli consulate in New York.

The letter was received on Thursday afternoon, the New York Daily News reported, citing police sources.

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The powder was determined to be non-toxic, according to the report.

The envelope also contained a hate letter, written in Hebrew, and was decorated with swastikas.

Early Wednesday morning, a pink swastika was spray-painted across the doors of the Sutton Place Synagogue, in New York’s Midtown Manhattan area, the newspaper reported. Surveillance video shows three men near the synagogue, with one spray-painting the doors.

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