County Executive Latimer ‘heartbroken’ by anti-Semitic materials discovered at Garden of Remembrance

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County Executive George Latimer issued the following statement on the vandalism at the Garden of Remembrance.

“On the eve of Yom Kippur, the highest of holy days in the Jewish faith, anti-Semitic materials were discovered today at the Garden of Remembrance in downtown White Plains. We are enraged by this act and heartbroken that individuals would target members of our community on the most solemn day in their tradition.  County Police are actively investigating and reviewing video of the area; we seek to find and punish those who did this act.  We as a County, people of all faiths, stand with our Jewish brothers and sisters today and always.”

In an update, the county said, “County police are on high alert and are stepping up patrols.”