3 Jews Busted in Vandalism at Holocaust Memorial

Ultra-Orthodox Jews have confessed, Israeli cops say

By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff

Posted Jun 26, 2012 10:40 AM CDT

(Newser) – Three ultra-Orthodox Jewish people have been arrested for spraying hate graffiti on Israel's national Holocaust memorial and two army memorials, reports the AP. Police said the suspects have confessed. Police had suspected ultra-Orthodox Jews were behind the vandalism, which occurred earlier this month, when slogans such as "Hitler, thank you for the Holocaust" were scrawled at 10 locations around the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial. The suspects are scheduled to appear in court today.

Workers clean off anti-Zionist graffiti sprayed on the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial compound in Jerusalem, Monday, June 11, 2012.
Workers clean off anti-Zionist graffiti sprayed on the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial compound in Jerusalem, Monday, June 11, 2012.   (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
Israeli policeman inspect anti-Zionist Hebrew graffiti sprayed at Jerusalem's Yad Vashem Holocaust museum compound on June 11, 2012. Three ultra-Orthodox Jews were arrested for the vandalism.
Israeli policeman inspect anti-Zionist Hebrew graffiti sprayed at Jerusalem's Yad Vashem Holocaust museum compound on June 11, 2012. Three ultra-Orthodox Jews were arrested for the vandalism.   (Getty Images)
« Prev« Prev | Next »Next » Slideshow
My TakeCLICK BELOW TO VOTE
13%
33%
7%
40%
4%
3%
To report an error on this story, notify our editors.

Other Sites We Like:   The Street   |   MSN Living   |   PopSugar Tech   |   RealClear   |   24/7 Wall St.   |   Biography   |   Barstool Sports   |   OK!