By Rachel Swan | San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins has deleted a tweet in which she characterized a rally in support of Palestinians as a “pro-Hamas” event, saying she only meant to condemn a piece of antisemitic graffiti that appeared downtown.
“This weekend a pro-Hamas rally was held downtown, where ‘Death 2 Israel,’ amongst other hateful rhetoric was graffitied across buildings,” Jenkins wrote in a post Sunday night that she has since scrubbed from the social media site X, formerly known as Twitter.
She said law enforcement had not identified the perpetrators of the graffiti, but that she assumed they were associated with Saturday’s “All Out for Gaza” march that drew thousands of people to Market Street, holding banners that read “No more human suffering” and “Rise up for Palestine — end Israeli apartheid.” Jenkins noted that she has been monitoring antisemitism in San Francisco and across the country “as tensions mount” in the Middle East.
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