Unknown vandals spray-painted anti-Christian graffiti on the Dormition Abbey and a car parked nearby overnight Friday. The slogans read, "Christians are monkeys", "Christians are slaves" and "Havat Maon" referring to a settler outpost in the West Bank.
The car's tires were slashed. Jerusalem District Police have launched an investigation.
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Six months ago, vandals sprayed graffiti defamatory to Jesus on the walls of a Franciscan Dormition monastery on Mount Zion in Jerusalem.
Hate slogans on church (Photo: Hana Bendcowsky)
Photo: Hana Bendcowsky
The inscriptions, reading "Jesus, son of a…" and "price tag," were tagged with blue paint on the church's gate. A month earlier, the door of the Latrun Monastery was torched.
On Wednesday, vandals marked the 30-day anniversary of the murder of Eviatar Borovsky with a string of acts of sabotage directed against Palestinians.
Palestinian cars were torched, their tires slashed and "price tag" graffiti was sprayed in two villages in the Jordan Rift Valley, a village near Ramallah and in Jerusalem.
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