Tombstones Knocked Over at Historic Jewish Cemetery in Frankford

An investigation is underway after tombstones were knocked over at a historic Jewish cemetery in the Frankford section of Philadelphia.

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Police are investigating an incident at a historic Jewish cemetery in the Frankford section of Philadelphia.
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A grounds keeper found five tombstones knocked over at the Adath Jushurun Cemetery on the 1800 block of Bridge Street at 12:40 p.m. Tuesday. Police say there was no other damage besides them being knocked over. They continue to investigate. If you have any information on the incident, please call Philadelphia Police.
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<p>This isn’t the first time an incident occurred at the cemetery. <a href="http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Adath-Jeshurun-Cemetery-Vandalism-320229421.html" mce_href="http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Adath-Jeshurun-Cemetery-Vandalism-320229421.html" target="_blank">More than 100 headstones at Adath Jeshurun were knocked down back in July of 2015. </a><br></p>
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The latest incident at Adath Jushurn comes three months after around 100 headstones were toppled at Mount Carmel Cemetery, another Jewish cemetery located in Philadelphia’s Wissinoming section.
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