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CAIR Condemns Neo-Nazi Vandalism Targeting Maryland Synagogue

(BALTIMORE, MD, 4/1/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned the neo-Nazi vandalism of a Montgomery County, Md., synagogue. 

Last Saturday, a man was caught on surveillance video spray-painting Nazi swastikas and hateful slogans on Tikvat Israel Congregation in Rockville, Md.

Police: Rockville Synagogue Vandalized with Swastikas, Hate-Based Slogans

Rockville Synagogue Vandalized With Swastikas, Epithets: Police

https://patch.com/maryland/rockville/rockville-synagogue-vandalized-swastikas-epithets-police

“During this time of national crisis, we must not allow bigots to intimidate any faith or minority community,” said CAIR Director of Maryland Zainab Chaudry. “All Americans must be able to practice their faith in peace and free of hate-filled harassment.”

Anyone with information that could lead to progress in the case is being asked to contact the 1st District Investigative Section at (240)-773-6089 or leave a tip anonymously with Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-8477.

CAIR’s mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensióndel Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.

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CONTACT: CAIR Director of Maryland Outreach Zainab Chaudry, zchaudry@cair.com, 410-971-6062

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