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  אדר 6, 5774 , 06/02/14

Anti-Semitic Graffiti on Ukrainian Holocaust Memorial

A memorial to Holocaust victims was desecrated in the last few days in the village of Alexandria in the Kirovograd District of the Ukraine. The vandals put swastikas on the memorial, as well as graffiti, including the line "Death to the Jews."

Many residents, Jews and non-Jews alike, reacted in anger, demanding that authorities track down the perpetrators and deal with them harshly. A complaint was filed with police, who say they are treating the incident seriously.

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