Croat sentenced in Jewish school attack

A Croatian man was given jail time for vandalizing a Viennese Jewish school. The 24-year old was sentenced to 15 months in prison by an Austrian court for smashing 126 windows, doors and furniture at the Lauder Chabad School on Nov. 26, causing $190,000 worth of damage. The man, who came to Vienna as a tourist, reportedly told police that he felt compelled to damage the school because “there were too many Jews in this country.” The court said the man’s anti-Semitism was a contributing factor in deciding his sentence.

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