Vandals set fire to the entrance door of the Latrun Monastery early Tuesday and spray-painted slogans against the Christian religion on its walls, including names of West Bank Jewish outposts and "Jesus is a monkey". One of the outposts which was sprayed is the one which was evicted yesterday by Israel security forces.
The Jerusalem District Police launched an investigation into the incident: "We've appointed a special investigation team to look into the incident," said Jerusalem District Police Commander Meni Yitzhaki, while visiting the monastery on Tuesday morning.
"We are taking it very seriously and view it as extremely severe. This is the reason I have come here. We'll catch the vandals and handle the situation with other security elements. We are very sorry about this incident."
The police have been preparing for "price tag" actions by extreme right-wing activists, which