The headstone of Isabel Janken’s father, Henry Morhar, lies flat on the ground at Mount Zion Cemetery, knocked from its ledger. It’s an elegant headstone, weighing more than 1,000 pounds. A few feet below, an engraved picture showing a handsome Morhar is inscribed in capital letters, “Gone But Not Forgotten.”
The city of Lviv in Ukraine agreed to remove Jewish headstones currently used as pavement.
Israel turned over to Palestinian officials the bodies of 91 terrorists.
Kosovo authorities are investigating the desecration Tuesday of a local Jewish cemetery. Swastikas and anti-Jewish slogans were sprayed on tombstones of this old cemetery which was restored less than six months ago.
Large swastikas were found painted on more than 100 gravestones in a Jewish cemetery in the capital of Latvia. The swastikas apparently were painted in white spray paint overnight Tuesday at the New Jewish Cemetery in Riga. A cemetery guard made the discovery the next morning, according to reports. State and local police are investigating.
Graves belonging to AMIA Jewish Center attack victims were among those vandalized in an Argentine Jewish cemetery.