Anti-Semitic graffiti defaces community building in Spokane


(JTA) — Anti-Semitic graffiti defaced a building housing community support services and nonprofit groups in downtown Spokane, Washington.

The epithets, which were written in chalk on the side of the building, were discovered Friday morning. Among them were “Hitler did nothing wrong,” “Gas the Kikes” and “Juden Raus,” German for “Jews out.” The graffiti also called for a “race war now.”

Interns for the Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane, which is housed in the building, discovered the graffiti, the Spokesman-Review newspaper reported Saturday.

The incident was reported to police and the graffiti was covered up, according to the newspaper. Organizations housed in the building said they would remain and continue their work.

Last month, racist and anti-Semitic white nationalist fliers were posted on the building.

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