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
Workers clean off anti-Zionist graffiti sprayed on the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial compound in Jerusalem, Monday, June 11, 2012.   (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
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(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. (Read more National Holocaust Museum stories.)

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