Vandals Target Swiss Jewish Cemetery

Switzerland’s oldest Jewish cemetery has been desecrated by unidentified vandals twice in the past four months, according to Swiss Jewish newspaper Judische Rundschau.

More than 100 gravestones at the Zurich cemetery were overturned in the latest attack, which took place June 17.

On that day, youths were seen running from the cemetery by two visitors, who called police. The Jewish community, which had not told the media of the first attack, went public this time.

Repairs to the cemetery, which was opened in 1862, will cost the equivalent of $30,000.

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