Last September, vandals set fire to the entrance door of the Latrun Monastery and spray-painted slogans against the Christian religion on its walls, including names of West Bank outposts and "Jesus is a monkey".
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The vandalism was widely condemned by Israel's leaders.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced the act: "This was a heinous act whose perpetrators must be punished. The freedom of religion and the freedom of worship are among Israel's most important principles," he said.
Police at Latrun Monastery (Photo: Ohad Zwigenberg)
Photo: Ohad Zwigenberg
An undercover investigation ultimately led to a Bnei Brak resident who police believe committed the act together with friends. He is suspected of destruction of property and conspiracy to commit a crime.
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