WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) – An apparent case of Jewish hate in West Hollywood has been caught on camera.
Video footage from Tuesday shows a young man walking up to the Block Party store on Sunset Boulevard.READ MORE: Aiden Leos, Boy Killed In Road Rage Shooting, To Receive Memorial Plaque At Orange County Zoo
He is seen spray painting two stars believed to represent the Star of David, along with the letters “G-D-L-K”.
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Rabbi Mordechai Kirschenbaum held a blessing with the store’s owner after the graffiti was cleaned up, but the community was still stunned.
Your heart sinks to your stomach.. not the way you want to start or end the year this way,” said one resident.MORE NEWS: No Masks Required For Fully Vaccinated Disneyland Guests Beginning Tuesday
The vandalism comes amid a wave of anti-Semitic incidents, including an attack during a Chanukah celebration at the New York home of a Hasidic rabbi in that sent five people to the hospital.