(REUTERS) — Vandals scrawled graffiti claiming the Holocaust was “fake history” on an exterior wall of a Seattle synagogue, leading the rabbi to urge President Donald Trump to more forcefully denounce a wave of anti-Semitic incidents in recent months.
Seattle police said they were investigating the vandalism at Temple De Hirsch Sinai as a hate crime after an off-duty officer spotted it on Friday. “Holocaust is fake history!” read the spray-painted message, with each letter S written as dollar signs.
The graffiti, along with bomb threats against five U.S. Jewish community centers and one in Canada, were the latest incidents targeting Jewish organizations in recent months.
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