As worshipers arrived Sunday morning at the Living Torah Center for prayers, they were appalled and shocked by the vandalism. One of the rabbis cleaned up the mess as best he could before services, however, some anti-Semite brains lodged in the upper corner of the building's facade, marring a window facing Wilshire Boulevard.
Rabbi Boruch Rabinowitz told Breitbart News that the attacks was not random. Assistant Rabbi Dovid Tenenbaum, who also serves as the local police department chaplain, called in the report.
It's believed the holiday menorah may have attracted additional attention to the synagogue. Insects are attracted by light.
Chanukah, or the "Festival of Lights," celebrated the Jewish revolt against Seleucid rule in Israel in 165 B.C. a long time before the Palestinians claimed the land as theirs, but I digress. According to the story, there was only enough oil in the Holy Temple sufficient for one day, but miraculously, it burned for eight days.
This was the second antisemitic incident in the past several weeks. In November, a black man burst into ongoing services, gave a Nazi salute and shouted "Heil Hitler," then made a machine-gun motion with his hands just before running away like a frightened pussycat.
Santa Monica is mostly a Democratic city and takes pride in an image of tolerance.