This is the second year in a row that vandals detach the city's menorah after damaging it twice last year. Police have launched an investigation into the incident.
Menorah vandalized in Miami Beach last week (archive photo)
Anti-Semitic writing on Florida menorah's base
Benito Triolo, president of the Jewish cultural association B’nai Isaac, which has been organizing the menorah lightings for the past four years, told the local Catania news website CTzen.it: “Taking this all together, it’s clear that we are dealing with an anti-Semitic act of intolerance.”
A large menorah on display in Miami Beach, Florida was vandalized last week with the words "You Killed Jesus" scrawled on its base.