After Yom Kippur: Swastikas sprayed on Jewish fraternity house at Emory University

AEPI house vandalized after Yom Kippur; community vows to band together against hate crimes.

October 6, 2014 10:01
Anti-Semitic grafitti at Emory University

Anti-Semitic grafitti at Emory University. (photo credit: EMORY WHEEL)


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Swastikas and other hate words were discovered on the AEPI house at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, after Yom Kippur ended on Saturday, the universities paper the Emory Wheel reported.

The university daily revealed a photo showing swastikas on the outside of the building that is home to the Jewish fratenity.

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The paper also reported the reactions from various members of the Emory community, including the universities president, who denounced the crime.

Reactions to the brazen crime also began pouring in on social media.

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