TARZANA (CBSLA) – Police were investigating an act of anti-Semitic vandalism at a synagogue in Tarzana Wednesday.,According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the vandalism was reported about 9:55 a.m. Tuesday, the same day it emerged that Turkish flags were hung at two Armenian schools in the San Fernando Valley.,School administrations and local leaders are condemning the acts, affirming it’s disrespectful to victims’ families of the Armenian genocide.,RELATED: Police Investigate Turkish Flags At Armenian Schools

The Turkish Ottoman Empire is blamed for the deaths of more than one million Armenians about a century ago.,Blumenfield said he was awaiting news from the LAPD about the synagogue graffiti and that he and his staff “stand ready to assist if there is anything we can do to help.” read more

New York center Enes Kanter will not travel to London for the Knicks' upcoming international game because he believes he could be assassinated for his opposition to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.,"Sadly, I'm not going because of that freaking lunatic, the Turkish president," Kanter said.,Kanter's Turkish passport was revoked in 2017, and an international warrant for his arrest was issued by Turkey.,Kanter is a follower of a U.S.-based Turkish cleric accused by Turkey's government of masterminding a failed military coup in 2016.,"People often ask me why I continue to speak out if it's hurting my family," Kanter wrote in a column for Time magazine last year.