‘Jesus wins’ daubed on shul and Shoah monument in Greece – Jewish News

Posted By on December 7, 2020

An unidentified man spray-painted the words Jesus Wins in black on the walls of a synagogue in Greece and a nearby Holocaust monument.

The incident Thursday in Larissa, in northern Greece, was reported immediately to police but the man fled before he could be apprehended. Witnesses described the man as middle-aged, and said he was holding up a sign with Christian religious symbols.

Police are looking for the man, the Jewish Community of Larissa reported on its website.

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In 1944, Nazi occupation forces rounded up the Jews of Larissa and nearby Trikala and imprisoned them in a military garage. They and the Jews of Ioannina were sent to be murdered at Auschwitz-Birkenau. Only a handful of Larissa Jews survived, according to Yad Vashem, Israels Holocaust museum.

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