Kiwi Bob, at Silent Running, has posted the photographs he took at the main Jewish cemetary in Wellington, New Zealand after some as of yet unidentified brave individuals struck a blow for freedom, or something, and burned down the small chapel and desecrated 80-100 graves by knocking over the headstones.
Here is the burned out chapel:
Here are some of the toppled headstones:
It is a chilling collection of photographs. My heart goes out to the Jewish community of New Zealand and to the families who have to go out and repair the graves of their ancestors.
As it is written on one of the headstones: "Lest We Forget".
Posted by Random Penseur at August 6, 2004 10:38 PM
Such courage, striking at the dead.