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Cobb County Georgia college board investigating after swastikas and an anti-Semitic message had been painted in a highschool rest room

On Thursday, there have been two swastikas and ‘Hail [sic] Hitler’ graffiti discovered on the wall on the Alan C. Pope High School in Marietta.

A Cobb County District spokesperson known as the incident “unacceptable” in a press release to CNN. “The principal has engaged with community groups who have been affected by this student behavior, and all applicable District policy and law will be applied,” the assertion stated.

The police division for Cobb County informed CNN it wasn’t investigating the incident because it was taken over by the varsity board. CNN has reached out to Cobb County Schools for touch upon the investigation however has not heard again.

“Students and parents were rightfully scared and concerned about what was happening,” stated Rabbi Larry Sernovitz of Temple Kol Emeth, which serves roughly 400 households locally. He discovered of the incident from a member of his congregation whose youngster is a scholar within the college.

Sernovitz says he and 6 different rabbis are working collectively to handle considerations of current anti-Semitic incidents.

“There were many families and students who reached out with stories similar, not just at Pope High School but throughout the district,” he informed CNN.

Sernovitz added: “We’ve gotten incredible support from around the area, from faith communities, from churches, from the Islamic Speaker Bureau, from all over saying that, ‘We stand with you.'”

The Southern Division of the Anti-Defamation League reached out Friday to the varsity district urging for a clear investigation. On Monday, the ADL stated it has not acquired a response from the district.
Rosh Hashanah, which marks the Jewish New Year, started on September 6 and inaugurated 10 days of repentance, often known as Days of Awe. They lead into Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, which this yr is on Wednesday.
The Cobb School Board of Education issued a press release saying that out of respect for Yom Kippur it was rescheduling its September assembly set for this week.

“We recognize that Yom Kippur is of vital importance to our Jewish community members and have decided to postpone our regular meeting to ensure that as many of our community members as possible can participate,” the assertion stated.

Alan C. Pope High School is situated roughly 30 miles north of Atlanta. The college is a part of the Cobb County Schools District, the second-largest college system within the state.

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