Vilnius Jewish cemetery plaque defaced with swastika

A swastika was painted on a plaque of the old Jewish cemetery in Vilnius Piramontas (Šnipiškės), reported the Lithuanian Jewish Community (LJB), the country’s EJC affiliate. 

The photographs show that the symbol was drawn on a signpost calling for respect for the place of eternal rest of the Jewish people.

The community said that although employees of a nearby German law firm noticed the swastika, it was immediately erased, after which it reappeared.

 

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