Headstone smashed at Jewish cemetery in Estonia


(JTA) — Several headstones were knocked over and a dog was let loose at a Jewish cemetery in Tallinn, Estonia.

The incident occurred Saturday or Sunday in the Baltic nation’s capital city, according to a report by the Israel-based Coordination Forum for Countering Antisemitism.

On Monday, the organization’s website published pictures from the cemetery showing overturned headstones and canine footprints on earth atop a burial plot. The pictures and report did not mention any hate graffiti or other indications that the incident was a hate crime.

Estonia, which has very few anti-Semitic incidents, is home to about 2,500 Jews.

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