Antisemitic cartoons daubed on memorial to desecrated cemetery in Ukraine
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Antisemitic cartoons daubed on memorial to desecrated cemetery in Ukraine

Graffiti found on wall of Jewish site made of headstones which was destroyed by the Soviets

Jewish cemetery, with a Star of David on a tombstone
Jewish cemetery, with a Star of David on a tombstone

Unidentified individuals painted antisemitic cartoons on a memorial wall in Ukraine that was made of ancient Jewish headstones destroyed by Soviet authorities.

The graffiti found this week in the western city of Kolomyya show a man tossing a Star of David in the trash. The memorial wall commemorates one of three Jewish cemeteries that existed there before they were razed and plundered.

Eduard Dolinsky, the director of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee, on Tuesday wrote on Facebook that the act was typical of a recent spate of antisemitic vandalism in Ukraine.

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