French police photograph neo-Nazi graffiti 311 (R).
(photo credit: REUTERS)
Canadian police on Friday opened an investigation after anti-Semitic graffiti was scrawled on the side of a synagogue in Toronto, according to local media.
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Staff discovered a swastika and the words “Islam Will Rule," on the Beth Tikvah Synagogue Thursday afternoon, Toronto's City News said.
“We have been in close contact with police to ensure that immediate
measures are being enacted to strengthen Beth Tikvah’s security, as well
as Jewish community institutions in general,” Shimon Fogel, CEO of the
Canadian Council for Israel and Jewish Advocacy (CIJA) said in a
“We know that this outrageous act will be condemned by Canadian Muslims
and members of all faith communities who share our commitment to
security, peace, and respect for all faiths,” he continued.
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