At the event Tuesday morning on Harold Street, officials themselves grabbed paint rollers and removed a message of hate written on the side of the Chabad of Staten Island.It read, "Synagogue of Satan.
Nolan Brewer, 21 was sentenced to federal hate crime for defacing synagogue, with intention to commit arson. He carried out the vandalism with his wife (name withheld) with the intention of sparking more radicalism and intimidating the Jewish community.
Chicago police are on alert after an attempted arson attack and vandalism at synagogues in the city, according to a police department spokesman. Police said an attempted arson was reported at two adjacent locations in the Lakeview neighborhood between Saturday night and Sunday morning.