Police called for witnesses to help find the perpetrators of the “repulsive, racist, antisemitic and wholly un-Australian act.”
Bondi Beach. (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)
Twenty swastikas were painted at Sydney’s Bondi Beach on Sunday. Local police are investigating the incident and have appealed for witnesses to come forward.
“Outragous!” called out the Australian Jewish Association on Twitter, reporting the murals at the Bondi Beach now bearing “numerous swastikas.
OUTRAGEOUS! ANTISEMITISM AT BONDI BEACH – DEFACED WITH SWASTIKAS
Sunday morning 10 Feb.
The murals at the beach walk along Australia’s most iconic beach now bear numerous swastikas!!
Bondi & Bondi Beach are home to an orthodox Jewish community, synagogues and Sydney Yeshiva.
Vic Alhadeff, CEO of the New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies, condemned the graffiti saying, “All Australians of goodwill will stand together in condemning this shocking display. The Jewish community is appalled at this expression of blatant racism.”
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