PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Local religious and community leaders are standing behind members of a West Oak Lane mosque that was a recent target of vandalism.
They gathered Friday to condemn the hateful.
A man was caught on surveillance video last Friday spray-painting the words Jesus Christ and a Star of David with an "x" over it on the building.
"It is important to remember that when one of our neighbors is hurting, that it affects all of us," Cantor Brad Hyman from the Congregation Rodeph Shalom said.
"We recognize that there is no room in this community for this type of hate," Reverend Dr. Alyn E. Waller from Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church said, "because if we're going to win, we are going to have to win together."
Thatand charged with vandalism.
Johnathan Boone, 47, isthe Philadelphia District Attorney's Office said in a statement Tuesday.
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