Monday, January 19, 2009

$20,000 Reward for Synagogue Vandals

In Chicago, Jewish houses of worship and schools have recently been vandalized. A Jewish group is offering a large reward to anybody who can help catch the bastards (my word), as Lorraine Swanson reports in a News-Star web extra report tonight: At a Martin Luther King Day press conference, the Anti-Defamation League of Chicago and the Jewish Federation today announced a $20,000 reward for information leading to arrests in hate crimes in West Ridge and Lake View. Standing with Chicago Police and the Commission on Human Relations at the commission's office at 740 N. Sedgewick, local Jewish leaders offered the reward for leads in the throwing a Molotov cocktail at Temple Sholom in Lake View last month and spray-painting and brick throwing this month at two synagogues and two high schools in West Ridge. Full Article at News-Star... RELATED: ALDERMAN CALLED "TOOL OF HAMAS" (May 2008) - Alderman Bernard Stone called Alderman Joe Moore an ignorant cry baby who is a tool of Hamas. Subscribe to Chicago News Bench