It has been reported that a Chanukah display in Primrose Hill has been destroyed.
A photograph uploaded on Twitter this morning showed a Chanukiah smashed in half. Rabbi Yossi Baitz, the Chabad rabbi to Kentish-CamdenTown London, told Campaign Against Antisemitism that he placed sandbags over the base of the Chanukiah to hold it in place, which would have then been removed in order to smash over the display.
Rabbi Baitz wrote on Twitter: “Im the Rabbi who worked so hard to put this Menorah as a symbol of light. it breaks my heart to see it vandalized. I promise to put this Menorah again every Hanukkah ,we will never surrender to darkness.”
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