More deets on callous holiday season crime . . .
Rabbi Yitzchak Itkin arrived at Chabad on the Plaza on Thursday morning to find papers and books thrown about, electric wiring ripped out and plumbing cut with water pouring everywhere.
The rabbi said it's devastating to have this happen -- especially as Hanukkah is going on.
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by: Makenzie Koch Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Jewish organization in Kansas City is recovering following the discovering massive damage at its facilities. Rabbi Yitzchak Itkin arrived at Chabad on the Plaza on Thursday morning to find papers and books thrown about, electric wiring ripped out and plumbing cut with water pouring everywhere.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- When Rabbi Yitzchak Itkin walked into the Chabad on the Plaza on Tuesday morning, he found "papers and books everywhere, electric wires ripped out, plumbing cut with water pouring everywhere." The collective vandalism was massive, with the organization immediately launching an effort to receive donations to recover.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- Members of a local synagogue are without a place to worship during Chanukah. Chabad on the Plaza says someone broke into their building this week. "It really goes against the moral fabric of our nation and this is a wonderful city, an amazing city," said the synagogue's rabbi Yitzchak Itkin.
A Jewish education and community center is working to bounce back after vandals ransacked the place early Thursday morning. To make matters worse - the vandals targeted Chabad on the Plaza right in the middle of Hanukkah. While there's never a good time for an act like this to happen, it's especially disappointing during the holiday.
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