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Pence visits vandalized cemetery, condemns threats to JCCs

Pence visits vandalized cemetery, condemns threats to JCCs

The vice president wielded a rake and picked up branches during cleanup efforts at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in the St. Louis area.

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Author JK Rowling helps boost Muslim campaign to repair vandalized Jewish cemetery

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