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Anti-Semitic vandals spray paint swastika on Borough Park synagogue

By Mason White 5:24 PM September 22, 2014
Scene of the incident 

By: Aarav Sen
Police in New York, said that anti-Semitic vandals spray painted a swastika on a Borough Park synagogue, jpupdates.com reported.

The New York Police Department’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating the bias incident.

Members of the synagogue discovered the swastika etched into the wall of the synagogue. The incident unfolded on Sunday night around 7:00 p.m. at the Yoka synagogue, which is located at 1243 55th Street.

Several members of the Shul expressed shock at the heinous act, especially as this was done just three days before the Jewish New Year holiday.

Police believe that the incident happened on Sunday morning. The rabbi of the synagogue is a Holocaust survivor. Police said that they are investigating the incident as a hate crime, but so far, no arrests have been made.