In Uman desecrated the synagogue at the tomb of Rabbi Nachman

В Умани осквернили синагогу на могиле Раби Нахмана

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Desecrated synagogue in Uman
В Умани осквернили синагогу на могиле Раби Нахмана

В Умани осквернили синагогу на могиле Раби Нахмана

Photo: YnetNews

Pig’s head with a swastika
В Умани осквернили синагогу на могиле Раби Нахмана

In Uman, a group of neo-Nazis broke into the Jewish grave of the righteous Rabbi Nachman and shouting anti-Semitic insults (the publication notes that they were in Russian) threw a pig’s head with a swastika virezano, packets of red paint in the room, using tear gas before fleeing. The vandals also poured the blood of the floors and walls of a house of worship. About it reports the Israeli portal Ynet.

“It was so scary. We are still in shock,” – leads edition of the words the witnesses of the event.

At that moment in the synagogue was prayer. The incident was filmed on mobile camera phones.

“The fact of the pogrom initiated criminal proceedings under article “Hooliganism”. In the synagogue threw a pig’s head, the room is doused with paint,” he said 112.ua in a press-service of the regional police.

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Note, every year thousands of Hasidim-pilgrims come to Uman, Cherkasy region, because there is buried tzaddik (righteous man) Nachman. His tomb is considered one of the most revered destinations for pilgrims Hasidim.

We will remind, earlier in Uzhgorod vandals desecrated the monument to Holocaust victims.

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