Signs supporting Jewish congressional candidate vandalized in Rockland
least a dozen campaign signs supporting a Jewish congressional candidate
running in the 17th District were vandalized with anti-Semitic messages.
Eisen is running as an independent candidate in the area that covers Rockland
and Westchester counties.
signs were vandalized across Rockland in Monsey, Suffern and Nyack. They were
sprayed with foul language and terms that included "Nazi lover."
says the messages hit home for him. His father was a Holocaust survivor.
wouldn’t think someone would have to go through some criminal proceeding over
this, but someone needs to understand this is unacceptable and despicable,”
Other signs supporting Mondaire Jones, one of his competitors in the 17th District race, were also vandalized. Eisen suspects a Jones supporter is behind the vandalism, though he did not offer any proof to News 12 to support that.
statement, Jones’ campaign spokesperson says they “wholeheartedly condemn all
hate” and “take all acts of anti-Semitism very seriously."
12 has reached out to Ramapo police about the vandalism and is
waiting to hear back.