Desecrated at Jewish cemetery in Manchester
Manchester – Close to 70 headstones have been vandalized at Urmston Jewish Cemetery in northern British city of Manchester.
The Manchester Evening News newspaper said that the vandalism occured in “a spate of attacks” at the site, causing damage of up to £50,000 (approx. $64,000).
Police are treating the attacks, the most recent of which occurred over the weekend, as hate crimes, the paper said.
Today, the Jewish cemetery in Whitefield, Manchester was vandalised and graves were smashed. These cowards picking on the dead trashed the place. This is a horrible act of antisemitsm. pic.twitter.com/144tAIQIHZ— Shmuli Brown (@UniRabbi) February 9, 2019