Jewish cemetery cleaning efforts continue

Jewish graves have been desecrated with Nazi emblems at the cemetery. Photo / Chris Gorman
Jewish graves have been desecrated with Nazi emblems at the cemetery. Photo / Chris Gorman

Efforts to clean graffiti from headstones at an Auckland cemetery will continue today.

Twenty graves in the Jewish part of Symonds Street cemetery have been spray painted with obscenities, including Nazi swastikas.

The Israeli embassy has condemned the attack.

Ambassador Shemi Tzur is angry it has happened, but doesn't see it occurring again.

He says it was a random attack motivated by hatred and ignorance.

- Newstalk ZB

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