On Wednesday morning, antisemitic graffiti was scrawled on Congregation Beth Shalom in Flatbush.
The incident is the latest in increasing antisemitic incidents in the Big Apple.
After learning about the incident, the NYPD and Flatbush Shomrim, as well as Councilwoman Inna Vernikov, responded to the scene, located at Avenue X and East 27th Street, with officers from the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force investigating the incident.
🚨 HITLER 🚨 Is the message Holocaust Survivors who saw and experienced the atrocities of WWII have have to see at Congregation Bet Shalom this morning when they go to pray. Happening right here in our own backyards. America in 2022. pic.twitter.com/kL8sDIhlTp
— Councilwoman Inna Vernikov (@InnaVernikov) August 17, 2022
According to reports, after documenting the evidence and other clues being gathered by police officers, Shomrim members removed the graffiti.
At the moment, no suspect has been identified.