[Ed. – Jewish lives matter.]
A Dallas Rabbi says he feels “completely violated” after vandals spray painted a Nazi swastika on his car.
Rabbi Yaakov Rich worships at at Dallas home with a small congregation. Last month, a judge threw out a lawsuit by the neighborhood HOA that tried to stop the group from worshiping inside that home.
This week, the city of Dallas filed a lawsuit demanding improvements be made to the home to meet building codes if the congregation wants to continue its services.
Rich told CBS 11 that because of the pending lawsuit with the city, he did not want to talk on camera without his attorney. But he sent a photo of the swastika and a statement, which read in part, “As a Jew, the swastika is the most offensive symbol that there is. They didn’t just attack me, they attacked every Jew in the City of Dallas. I am very grateful, however, that the members of Congregation Toras Chaim are banding together to ensure that there is no disruption in our activities.”
Rich was able to remove the paint, but neighbors are shocked this kind of vandalism would happen in the first place.