On Monday August 10th 2020 the Harrisburg Police responded to the Kesher Israel Congregation, located at 2500 North 3rd Street, for a report of swastikas spray painted onto the synagogue. The Harrisburg Police are currently investigating this criminal act, and ask anyone with information to contact the Harrisburg Police at 717-558-6900. Individuals can also submit information on this case via the CRIMEWATCH website.
The pubic is also welcomed to attend a community vigil scheduled Wednesday August 12th at 5:00pm, outside of the Kesher Israel Congregation. The event, organized by the Mayor’s Interfaith Advisory Council, will feature various speakers, including Harrisburg Police Commissioner Thomas Carter, and Rabbi Elisha Friedman.