(JTA) — Two men spray painted a swastika onto a Brooklyn yeshiva last weekend in an apparent hate crime, authorities said Saturday as they released surveillance video of the incident.
The antisemitic image, along with the men’s tags, or graffiti signatures, were found on the side of Mesilas Bais Yaakov in the South Slope neighborhood last Sunday.
The New York Daily News reported that the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating the crime, but that so far there have been no arrests.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called the incident “despicable.”
“To the Mesilas Bais Yaakov community: your city stands with you. We denounce this vile act of anti-Semitism with one voice,” he tweeted Saturday.