Nashville Holocaust Memorial Vandalized By White Supremacists

June 16, 2020

A white sheet, reminiscent of the garb worn by the Ku Klux Klan, was found with spray-painted anti-Semitic and white supremacist messages, hung on the walls of the Nashville Holocaust Memorial in Tennessee.

The Nashville Holocaust Memorial is located adjacent to the Gordon Jewish Community Center.

“Jews have been forced to live with the pain and fear of discrimination and stereotyping for centuries. The tension has never left our collective psyche. Yet, even as a discriminated minority, we understand that such hatred is not isolated,” Felicia Figlarz Anchor, the memorial’s chair, said in a statement about the incident.

The messaging on the sheet, which was taped to the memorial, read “Kikes Lie, Whites Die,” along with the numbers 14 and 88 – common Neo-Nazi jargon referring to the 14 words in a white supremacist motto, and “Heil Hitler”.

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