Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart said that Takoma Park "strongly denounces [antisemitism], Holocaust denial, and distortions about Judaism."
'Jewish lies matter' was daubed on walls as Labour Party in turmoil over readmission of Jeremy Corbyn.
The graffiti appeared to attack the left-wing anti-Netanyahu protest movement 'Crime Minister.'
The swastika was spray-painted on the hood of the car in bright yellow, drawing allusions to both the yellow star Jews wore during the Holocaust as well as the symbol of the Nazi Party.
"This is not who we are as New Yorkers and I am directing the New York State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to assist in the investigation immediately," said the NY Governor's Office.
Reporter Rick Sallinger described the graffiti as "not just spray paint, but vicious racial derogatory epithets and antisemitic slurs."
Berlow confessed the incident was faked. However, he went along with it as part of an attempt “to monitor various disruptive activities of the SPSC.”
On Wednesday night, the 93-year-old synagogue’s driveway was graffitied with the words “Free Palestine.”
One of the attackers stole the young graffiti artist's spray paint and wrote on the ground "forbidden to Jews and bitches."
The graffiti was created by Rami Meiri, a prominent street artist based in Tel Aviv, in 2002. It depicted two young looking men peeking into the women's stalls at the popular Metzitzim Beach.