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Chabad of Southern Colorado’s Menorah Defaced With Swastika

Colorado Springs police are looking for vandals who spray-painted a swastika on the Hanukkah menorah of the Chabad of Southern Colorado.

The menorah was in the front yard of the Chabad synagogue run by Rabbi Moshe Liberow located at the corner of Rockrimmon and Allegheny.

.Jewish and non-Jewish residents in the area expressed outrage that a symbol of faith and would be targeted during a season in which so many Americans are expressing their religious freedoms and practices. Anyone who has details is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP (7867).

About the Author: Malkah Fleisher is a graduate of Cardozo Law School in New York City. She is an editor/staff writer at JewishPress.com and co-hosts a weekly Israeli FM radio show. Malkah lives with her husband and two children on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.


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