Cemetery attacked in New Zealand

SYDNEY, Nov. 19 (JTA) – Three gravestones in the Waikumite Jewish cemetery in Auckland, New Zealand, were damaged by unknown vandals early Tuesday morning. No graffiti was left at the scene, but the attack has concerned Auckland’s Jewish community. Attacks on Jewish communal property are extremely rare in New Zealand, despite the existence of a number of small anti-Semitic and racist organizations.

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