MUSLIM-AMERICANS RAISE OVER $100,000 TO REPAIR VANDALIZED HISTORIC JEWISH CEMETERY.Despite Donald Trump’s repeated assurances that his government would tackle the problem of anti-Semitism, American Jews were aghast to wake up one morning to find almost 200 tombstones in the Jewish cemetery at St. Louis vandalized.
VANDALS TOPPLE GRAVES AT A JEWISH CEMETERY IN MISSOURI.
In a recent anti-Semitic attack, vandals tipped over and damaged around 200 Jewish headstones at a cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri suburb. The attack has left the Jewish community shocked and nervous.
Vice President Mike Pence rolled up his sleeves and joined in cleanup efforts Wednesday at a vandalized Jewish cemetery outside St. Louis, the latest in White House outreach after weeks of silence about harassment of Jewish communities.
HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY
The International Holocaust Remembrance Day is annually observed on the 27th of January. It’s a solemn commemoration of the Holocaust which is considered to be the darkest period during the Nazi regime wherein millions of Jews including all other cultural minorities are brutally killed in mass concentration camps across the German-occupied Europe. The primary objective of the holiday is to honor both the deceased and surviving victims as well as to promote awareness of the Holocaust worldwide.
16 BOMB THREAT CALLS WERE MADE TO JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTERS ACROSS THE U.S. MONDAY.
Bomb threats had been reported on Monday at various Jewish Community Centers located across multiple U.S. states. According to the authorities, there is no clear information on whether the threats were in some way connected.
After Sonya and Michael Franklin hung up a “Black Lives Matter” sign outside their Rockville, Maryland, home, the Jewish couple received an anti-Semitic threat letter and saw their property vandalized.