Hate crimes keep erupting in America. This time Dozens of headstones were vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia on Sunday.
Local authorities confirmed Sunday afternoon that the damage done to the cemetery was an act of vandalism, according to a local news station, 6abc.
according to a local news station, 6abc.
The vandalized headstones were noticed by a New Jersey native who was visiting his father’s grave.
“It’s just very disheartening that such a thing would take place,” said Aaron Mallin, according to 6abc. “I’m hoping it was maybe just some drunk kids. But the fact that there’s so many it leads one to think it could have been targeted.”
This is not the first time the jewish community has been attacked this week. Earlier this week 100 headstones were destroyed at a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri. This also comes after several Jewish community centers across the country received bomb threats.
Donald Trump was asked by a Jewish reporter during his press conference about anti-semitism and he responded by saying the question was insulting and he called the reporter a liar.