Anti-Semitic graffiti spray painted in Madison, Wisconsin
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Anti-Semitic graffiti spray painted in Madison, Wisconsin

Racial slurs and swastikas painted on 30 homes, cars; damage is estimated at more than $10,000

An illustrative photo of a spray-painted swastika on a window (ADL/JTA)
An illustrative photo of a spray-painted swastika on a window (ADL/JTA)

Anti-Semitic and racial slurs and swastikas were spray painted on at least 30 homes in Madison, Wisc.

The graffiti attack occurred late Friday night and early Saturday morning, Madison police told local media. The graffiti was found on homes, cars, garage doors, mailboxes, and driveways. Total damage is estimated at more than $10,000.

One of the properties vandalized belongs to Jim Stein, the president of the Jewish Federation of Madison, WSAU-Wheeler News reported.

Police have not called the attack a hate crime.

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