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‘Kill the Jews’ painted on synagogue

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Cherkasy
– Vandals wrote “kill the Jews” on a synagogue in the central Ukrainian city of
Cherkasy.

 

The
incident involving a synagogue was discovered on Wednesday in Cherkasy, Eduard
Dolinsky, the director of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee, wrote on Facebook. In
addition to spray-painting the message of incitement to violence against Jews
on an external wall, the perpetrators wrote: “Jews annexed Ukraine.”

 

The
vandals used the word “zhyd,” which many Ukrainian Jews consider derogatory.