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Mezuzah smashed, swastika carved into doorframe of Jewish student’s home in the Netherlands

Jewish Telegraphic Agency

FEBRUARY 18, 2021

AMSTERDAM (JTA) — A swastika was carved into the doorframe of a Jewish student’s house in the Dutch city of Maastricht and the mezuzah was torn off.

The Maastricht University student discovered the damage to his mezuzah, an object containing scripture on parchment that Jews affix to their doorframes, and made a police complaint on Thursday, the Netherlands chapter of the StandWithUs pro-Israel group wrote in a statement.

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