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.
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.'”
“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.