(JTA) — Police in Palm Springs, California are investigating as a possible hate crime a swastika drawn outside the office of a Jewish attorney.
The swastika was discovered spray-painted on the Weinstein and Associates firm’s sign in front of the office building on Saturday. It was removed several hours later, KESQ News Channel 3reported.
“This is a horrible crime,” attorney Bob Weinstein told the Palm Springs Desert Sun newspaper. “I’m especially affected by it because they know I’m Jewish, with a name like that, and they know I’m in this building ’cause my name’s on the building. My family survived the Holocaust so we’re very sensitive to those kinds of hate signs.”