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Graffiti comparing Jews to Nazis over Israel’s war in Gaza discovered on Illinois sidewalk

By Mason White 5:27 PM August 6, 2014
The anti-Semitic graffiti 

By: Aarav Sen
(Scroll down for video) The Jewish community in Illinois, is concerned after finding anti-Semitic graffiti on a sidewalk.

The Carbondale Police Department said that it is investigating the graffiti found on the sidewalk last week.

Neighbors discovered the graffiti and called it “anti-Semitic.” The graffiti was written with chalk.

Yochi Scheiman said that she never could have predicted stumbling into such hatred while walking with her two children along Elm Street.

She took a picture of the chalk graffiti and it was reported to the police. Police have interviewed several people about the graffiti, but so far, no arrests have been made.

A representative of the Jewish student organization SIU was notified of the incident in order to raise awareness about the crime.