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Ukrainian Jewish cemetery vandalized

(JTA) — A Jewish cemetery in western Ukraine was vandalized.

Anti-Semitic slogans were painted on 26 gravestones in a Jewish cemetery, according to an April 19 report on the Ukrainian Jewish Web site http://jewish.kiev.ua, reported UCSJ: The Union of Councils for Jews in the Former Soviet Union.

Several thousand Jews are buried in the cemetery, which has not been used since 1940.

No arrests have been made in connection with the incident.
 

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