Vandals damage Jewish gravestones in Russia


MOSCOW (JTA) — Vandals damaged 19 gravestones in the Jewish section of a Russian cemetery.

Police are investigating the incident at the Marina Roshcha cemetery in Nizhny Novgorod, reported a May 27 article on, according to the UCSJ: Union of Councils for Jews in the Former Soviet Union. 

Vandals have targeted the Marina Roshcha cemetery several times in recent years.  

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