By COLlive reporter
A Jewish cemetery in the Danish city of Aalborg has been vandalized in a shocking incident reminiscent of ancient blood libels during the holiday of Pesach, Danish Radio reported.
Dolls painted blood red were strewn at the entrance to the Jewish cemetery in the city, with flyers stating that for Jews to celebrate Passover they kill and put children’s blood in Matzah.
The flyers bore a reference to a website associated with the Nordic Resistance Movement, known as “revolutionary and militant”, police said.
The incident is being investigated as a hate crime, and security around Jewish interests and venues across Denmark, such as synagogues, has been elevated.
The Shliach in the city of Copenhagen, Rabbi Yitzchak Loewenthal, told COL this morning that “we hope that the authorities will find those responsible and prosecute them.”
Rabbi Loewenthal added that “this is an unfortunate and very worrying case that there are still anti-semitic people who use old and outdated lies to attack Jews.” He added that “as we finish the Pesach holiday, we will move forward in light and positivity, and as proud Jews, we will overcome the darkness, both ancient and modern.”
“Am Yisrael Chai,” the Shliach concluded.