Vandals spray paint Portland Jewish institutions

(JTA) – Two Portland Jewish institutions, a synagogue and a community center, were defaced with racist graffiti.

“White power” was written in red spray paint on promotional banners at Mittleman Jewish Community Center and Neveh Shalom, a conservative synagogue, on June 27, police said, according to The Oregonian.

Both institutions are located in southwest Portland; authorities are seeking a man in his early 20s who was spotted in the area shortly before the graffiti was discovered.