4 Neturei Karta youths implicated in Yad Vashem vandalism (YNetNews.Com -Yedioth Internet) Itamar Fleishman Latest Update: 06.26.12, 14:00)
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Police arrest four members of radical anti-Zionist sect in connection
to defacement of Holocaust Museum
The police have arrested three suspects in the vandalism of Yad
Vashem Holocaust Museum earlier in June.
The four, ages 18, 26 and 27, who are residents of Jerusalem and Bnei
Brak, belong to the Neturei Karta sect.
The Jerusalem district Police said Tuesday that the suspects have
also been linked to other vandalism cases of monuments in the greater
According to police sources, a search of the suspects´ apartments
yielded anti-Israel and anti-Zionists material, spray cans and PLO
flags. A search of their computers derived material the police said
"The investigators´ creativity and professionalism resulted in the
suspects´ arrests. More arrests may follow," Judea and Samaria
District Police Commander Amos Yaakov said.
Rerefused to address the police´s tactics in the case.
In early June, workers at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum discovered
that its main entrance was defaced with graffiti reading "Hitler,
thank you for the Holocaust" and "If Hitler didnít exist the Zionists
would have had to invent him" on one of the walls.
Some 10 other slogans of the same nature were found in several other
areas as well, including "Israel is the secular Auschwitz of the
Sephardic Jewry," and "Jews wake up Ė the Zionist regime is
One of the slogans was reportedly signed "The global Zionist mafia"
and another was signed "the global haredi Jewry." (Copyright 2012 ©
Yedioth Internet 06/26/12)
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