Sunday, April 2, 2017

France: 40 of 50 headstones at Jewish cemetery are smashed, toppled

Via JTA:
Waldwisse cemetery

Forty of the 50 headstones at an 18th-century Jewish cemetery in France were smashed or toppled. 
A passer-by noticed the vandalism earlier this week at the cemetery in Waldwisse, a village situated 215 miles east of Paris, the France3 television channel reported Thursday. The cemetery is no longer in use. 
Police are investigating the attack, the second on the cemetery since 2014. Three young men perpetrated the previous attack and received suspended sentences.
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