NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Swastikas have been scrolled in white grease paint on the windows of a Japanese bookstore and clothing store on 41st Street and 6th Avenue, where several rabbis and Manhattan borough president Scott Stringer gathered Tuesday to say ‘enough.’
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“We’re not going backward and we’re not going to let these two bit punks cause damage to our great city,” said Stringer.
The Anti-Defamation League‘s Ron Meyer announced a $2,500 reward for information leading to an arrest.
“This is the worst symbol of hate known to mankind and clearly directed at the Jewish people as active anti-Semitism. We won’t stand for it,” he said.
“We have come to learn in history it may start with Jews. It doesn’t stop with Jews,” said Rabbi Joseph Potasnik of the New York Board of Rabbis.
The NYPD is searching for two men and two women caught on surveillance video in Sunday’s incident.
Anti-Jewish slogans were also found in the 18th Avenue and Kingston Avenue subway stations in Brooklyn.
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