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The attackers desecrated the Islamic symbolism of the synagogue in New South Wales

Unidentified vandals desecrated the ancient synagogue, located in the Australian mining town broken hill, New South Wales, having painted the walls of the building of the Nazi and Islamic slogans.

About it writes on Tuesday, December 1, the Jewish news Agency JTA.

Margaret Price, curator of the synagogue, said that ten years ago, in Hitler’s birthday, this building is «decorated» with swastikas, and in 2010, attackers smashed Windows and graffitied Nazi symbols bookshop, advertising a newly released book about the traditions of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah.

The article States that the synagogue Broken hill was built in 1910, when coal mining was actively razvivalas, and arrived at the town Jews. But then the coal boom ebbed and the local community were isolated from the centers of Jewish life, located in Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne. However, broken hill is listed as historical monuments, and the presence of the old synagogue, which is frequently visited by tourists, has played this significant role.




The attackers desecrated the Islamic symbolism of the synagogue in New South Wales 01.12.2015

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