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September 2, 2015 9:57 am

Vandals Smash, Burn Tombstones in Mount of Olives Cemetery

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Damaged graves at the Mount of Olives cemetery in Jerusalem. Photo: Amelia Katzen.

Damaged graves at the Mount of Olives cemetery in Jerusalem. Photo: Amelia Katzen.

A Jewish cemetery in East Jerusalem was desecrated and set on fire early Wednesday morning, leaving about ten tombstones smashed and damaged.

Trees and bushes in the vicinity of the cemetery on the Mount of Olives were also set aflame, in what the Fire Department says is arson.

Read full story at Ynet.

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