Memphis Jewish school’s playground vandalized


(JTA) — Anti-Semitic epithets and swastikas were scrawled on the playground of a Jewish day school in Memphis, Tennessee.

The vandalism reported by local media on Wednesday was discovered on Monday at the Margolin Hebrew Academy and likely took place over the weekend.

The FBI reportedly has been involved in the case, though it would not comment to local media.

In 2013, a hotel security guard in Tennessee pleaded guilty to a federal civil rights charge for defacing the school’s Torah scroll and prayer books at a high school retreat at the hotel.

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