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Romanian police nab suspect in antisemitic vandalism of Elie Wiesel’s home

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Romanian police arrested a 37-year-old man whom they suspect wrote anti-Semitic slogans on the childhood home of Elie Wiesel.

The man, whose name police did not release, is believed to have written in fluorescent pink graffiti the words “public toilet” and “Nazi Jew lying in hell with Hitler” as well as “Antisemite pedophile.”The Memorial House Elie Wiesel is in Sighet in eastern Romania.