(NEWYORK.CBSLOCAL) — SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. – Authorities are investigating after anti-Semitic graffiti was found spray-painted on a sidewalk in a predominantly Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of Rockland County.
A swastika and the words “Hail Hitler” were found scrawled inside a Star of David on Sunday along Morris Road in Spring Valley.
Many Holocaust survivors live in the area and Rabbi Yisroel Kahan said this opens old wounds.
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“This is something that’s hateful and it’s a shame and it will not be tolerated,” Kahan said. “It’s a combination of ignorance, hate, spitefulness.”