March 3, 2017
ALBANY, NY – Governor Andrew Cuomo is directing the State Police to immediately launch a full investigation of vandalism that happened recently at a Jewish cemetery in Rochester.
The governor also says there’s a $5,000 reward for anyone who can give information leading to the arrest and conviction for a hate crime. The focus of the investigations into hate crimes, is the harassment of Jewish Community Centers and cemeteries that has been happening across the state and country.
According to the JCC Association of North America, there have been 69 incidents in the last three months.