SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Jewish leaders have an offer for vandals who targeted the Chabad House at San Diego State University and its free-standing menorah: Come forward, be a "Mensch" and we won't press charges.
On March 24, at around 2 a.m., two residents at the Chabad House on Montezuma Rd. saw a small group of young men doing pull-ups on the lowest branch of the menorah, which stands in front of the building.
Rabbi Chalom Boudjnah said the branch eventually cracked, and one of the residents recorded several men running into a white Toyota Tacoma, before they drove off.
Rabbi Boudjnah said before the men ran off, one of them yelled, "The Jews are coming. Let's go!"
Watch reporter Michael Chen's full story in the video player above.