Vandals attacked a monastery in Jerusalem and a prominent school with a mixed Jewish-Arab student body on Tuesday, and police said they suspected Jewish extremists were behind the violence.
“Death to Christians” and other Hebrew-language graffiti were scrawled on the Greek Orthodox monastery in Jerusalem, while “Death to Arabs” was sprayed across a wall outside the bilingual “Hand in Hand” school in another part of the city.
Israeli police said they were investigating both incidents. Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said that “price tag” was also painted at the monastery — a reference to a practice of Jewish extremists who lash out against the Israeli government for actions against settlers.
Such acts usually target West Bank mosques but have recently expanded to include a mosque inside Israel, Israeli military bases, and now, a Christian holy site and a school.Continue Reading on www.wisconsinrapidstribune.com