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: Beach Erosion Suspends All Metrolink, Amtrak Service Between OC, San Diego
He is seen spray painting two stars believed to represent the Star of David, along with the letters “G-D-L-K”.
The video is from a neighboring business and owners hope it will help lead police to a suspect.READ MORE: LA County Announces Re-Homing Program To Help Keep Pets Out Of Shelters
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: Viral Trend On TikTok Encourages Students To Damage School Property, Steal
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.