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Lisbon Jewish Cemetery Vandalized
EJC, September 26, 2007
Lisbon - On the 25th of September, the cemetery of the Lisbon Jewish community was vandalized by a group of Portuguese youth belonging to an extreme right movement. Accordin to the local Jewish community, 17 tombstones were desecrated and marked with Nazi swastikas. Due to the prompt intervention of the local police, the perpetrators were apprehended on the spot.
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For a detailed listing of Jewish sites and monuments in Portugal see:
Portugal @ Jewish-Heritage-Europe.eu


    
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