Vandals damage Russian rabbi’s grave


Several headstones, including a chief rabbi’s, were vandalized in a Russian cemetery.

The grave of Rabbi Jude Bershtein was among those damaged in the attack on the Marina Roscha cemetery, located just outside Russia’s fourth-largest city, Nizhny Novogorod, the Interfax news service reported.

Local Jews frequently visit Bershtein’s grave, according to Interfax.

The chief rabbi for the Chabad-led Federation of Jewish Communities in Nizhny Novgorod, Shimon Bergman, said police are investigating but no arrests have been made.

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