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U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, and John Kennedy condemn Swastikas spray-painted outside synagogue

2 years 8 months 5 days ago Monday, September 10 2018 Sep 10, 2018 September 10, 2018 4:52 PM September 10, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ
Photo: Mandeville Police Department

Update: On the Jewish New Year, "Rosh Hashanah" U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, and John Kennedy released a joint statement condemning the anti-Semitic attack on the Northshore Jewish Congregation.  

“The anti-Semitic symbols painted onto the Northshore Jewish Congregation synagogue are hateful and unacceptable,” said the senators. “There can be no tolerance for religious bigotry in our state or the country. We are encouraged by the community’s unified condemnation of the vandalism, especially as our Jewish friends are in the midst of celebrating Rosh Hashanah.”

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MANDEVILLE - Police on the Northshore are investigating after anti-Semitic graffiti was found outside a Jewish place of worship.

According to the Mandeville Police Department, officers were called to the Northshore Jewish Congregation on the Causeway approach Wednesday after the act of vandalism was discovered.

Photos show swastikas and the phrase "synagogue of Satan" spray-painted on the side of the building. Police say they're investigating the incident as a potential hate crime.

Anyone with information can call the Mandeville Police Department at (985) 626-9711.

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