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Five desecrated tombstones in the Jewish cemetery of Philadelphia

Unknown vandals destroyed five tombstones in the Jewish cemetery «ADAT Yeshurun», located in the quarter of Frankford in northeast Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

About it write on Wednesday, may 17, foreign media, citing local online publication Рhilly.com.

The article notes that this is the second year the attack on a Jewish cemetery in the region. No arrests in this case yet has not been undertaken.

The cemetery, which was founded 160 years ago, is not equipped with CCTV cameras, protection of graves, the responsibility of the local gardener living near the cemetery.

In an interview with CBS Philadelphia representative of the local police confirmed the vandalism, stating that neither the weather nor the age of the stones are not the cause of the collapse of the tombstones.

In August 2015 in the same cemetery was destroyed at least 124 gravestones, in February this year at the Philadelphia Jewish cemetery Mount Carmel vandals destroyed about 175 graves.

Five desecrated tombstones in the Jewish cemetery of Philadelphia 17.05.2017

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