A Philadelphia Holocaust memorial was reportedly vandalized with a swastika in the most recent antisemitic attack in the United States.
CBS NewsSunday evening The Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza released a statement on X, formerly known as Twitter, that it had been vandalized. CBS reported a spokesperson for the memorial referenced a spike in antisemitism since the war in Gaza broke out.
Earlier this weekend, a vandal drew a large swastika on the wall at the Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway — a disgusting act of antisemitism that comes amid a staggering spike in anti-Jewish hatred across Philadelphia and the country. pic.twitter.com/BB7YOQGwpw
— Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza (@PhillyHolocaust) January 14, 2024
“A disgusting incident of antisemitism that comes just after the Anti-Defamation League recorded a dramatic increase in antisemitism (both nationally and in