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KXLY: Valley Synagogue Hit w/Swastika

In Spokane Valley the Kehilat HaMashiach Synagogue was vandalized Sunday when someone smeared their sign with a red swastika.Four days later a white cloth covers the symbol but the congregation of the synagogue know all too well the meaning behind the symbol. They says they want to bring attention to this because they want people to know this type of hatred is still going on in our community.Like pulling off a bandage covering a painful wound congregation leader David D'Auria unveils the swastika left on the sign of his synagogue.“I was shocked, surprised and concerned,” he said.D'Auria discovered the marking Sunday morning.“This is a hate crime; an act of hate against Jewish people,” he said/Tania Dall, KXLY. More here.

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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