A 100-year-old Jewish cemetery in Michigan was vandalized over the weekend.
Red graffiti — including the words “TRUMP” and “MAGA” — were discovered on gravestones at the cemetery in Grand Rapids on Monday, according to photos released by the Anti-Defamation League of Michigan.
“We are appalled by the reported desecration of gravestones at the Ahavas Israel Cemetery in Grand Rapids, MI,” the civil rights organization wrote on Twitter.
“We are in close touch with the Jewish community and Law Enforcement to investigate this vandalism.”
The burial ground is owned by the Ahavas Israel Congregation, a Conservative synagogue in the western Michigan city.
The congregation’s rabbi said it was too soon to call the gravesite desecration an anti-Semitic attack.
“It’s Halloween weekend, there was nothing spray-painted that indicated anything specifically anti-Semitic,” Rabbi David Krishef told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.
“Whoever did this may or may not have known that this was a Jewish cemetery.”
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