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  4/22/2014, Nissan 22, 5774

Grave of Lubavitcher Rebbe's Brother Desecrated


Worshipers who visited the grave of Rabbi Dov Ber Schneerson, brother of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, in the Ukrainian city of Dnepropetrovsk, during the Passover holiday, were shocked to discover it had been spray-painted with swastikas. Rabbi Dov Ber Schneerson was murdered by the Nazis during the Holocaust and his body was buried in a mass grave discovered 18 years ago.

The vandalism is the latest in a series of anti-Semitic acts in Ukraine, including the torching of a synagogue.

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