Trump concerned about attacks on Jewish cemeteries: White House

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Headstones lay on the ground after vandals pushed them off their bases in the Mount Carmel Cemetery, a Jewish cemetery, in Philadelphia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is concerned about vandalism at Jewish cemeteries and condemns anti-Semitic and other hateful acts, the White House said on Monday.

“The president continues to be deeply disappointed and concerned by the reports of further vandalism at … Jewish cemeteries,” White House spokesman Sean Spicer told a daily news briefing.

“The president continues to condemn these and any other forms of anti-Semitic and hateful acts in the strongest terms,” he said, referring to a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia that was vandalized and other acts.

(Reporting by Steve Holland; Writing by Washington Newsroom)

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