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Vandalism At Jackson's Only Jewish Temple

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JACKSON, MS -

Authorities investigate a possible hate crime at Jackson's only Jewish temple.

Someone broke several windows and scratched the word "Jew" into the front door of the Beth Israel Temple on Old Canton Road.

Jackson Police are investigating it as a hate crime felony.

The information has been sent to the FBI.

The Rabbi believes it's an isolated incident.

Rabbi Valerie Cohen has been the Rabbi at Beth Israel for 10 years.

She says this is the first case of vandalism she's experienced.

News Channel 12 will keep you updated on the investigation into this possible hate crime.

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