Boston, USA – The mayor of a Massachusetts town whose schools have been targeted by a recent spate of anti-Semitic incidents has announced a plan to ensure students in the district feel welcome.
The office of Newton Mayor, Setti Warren, says the city has brought in attorney Richard W. Cole, a civil rights consultant, to work alongside Newton school administrators.
Warren says the city wants to emphasize its community values. He says he plans to hold a community discussion at City Hall.
Three incidents of anti-Semitic graffiti have been reported at Newton North High School since a March 11 basketball game at which student fans of the opposing team chanted, “You killed Jesus.”
The Boston-area high school has a large Jewish population.
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