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3 Girls Expelled from Nobel Middle School Following Anti-Semitic 'Prank'

Comedian Jon Lovitz took to the Internet to denounce the incident.

Three girls who reportedly admitted to police that they on a classmate's walkway April 3 have been permanently expelled from Nobel Middle School in Northridge, according to KCBS2.

School officials would not confirm the action but told the Jewish Journal, the girls “are being disciplined according to school policy.”

"The three girls who vandalized my friends home with swastikas and dog crap, have been expelled from their school permanently," comedian Jon Lovitz tweeted Tuesday.

Lovitz took to the Internet to denounce what police called an "ill-advised prank," at the Northridge home of a childhood friend whose parents were Holocaust survivors.

He tweeted, "Some coward & idiot left this on a friend's doorstep, yesterday. This is an insult to all of us."

In an odd twist, the girls are not being prosecuted for a hate crime, because the swastikas and the word "Jew," written in maple syrup, did not do permanent damage. But one mother may face a year in jail and a $1,000 fine for driving the girls to the scene, based on a charge police are recommending to the city attorney’s office, the Jewish Journal reports. The woman was not being identified until charges are filed.

-- The Huffington Post, KCBS2 and the Jewish Journal contributed to this report.

mm April 20, 2012 at 12:17 AM
Drew...I hope you never make a mistake your a shamed of. 14 is too young to fully understand ones actions when education is clearly absent in this situation. Were they wrong...yes. Did they fully understand how wrong at the time... NO! Education is what is needed not hate and bullying.
John May 18, 2012 at 07:47 PM
the context that this symbol was used is clearly anti-Semitic. That's obvious so stop being morons for their defense - seriously.
John May 18, 2012 at 08:21 PM
Max, it is clear that they intended to use the symbol as the sign of the Nazis. It's like you saying that taking a crap on someone's door step is a sign of welcome in some countries. Your remarks can be seen as anti-semitic too. Shame on you!
JD May 31, 2012 at 02:18 AM
i go to nobel too. but what you are saying is just retarded. Prank or not, its not right. i know these girls, and so did you. thats the problem with our whole damn school, there is ppl like you to make those kind of comments and think this way. If you go into the school there is a bunch of swastikas, foul language, on the desks, and racist jokes. Students find this humurous, for a reason i will never in my life understand. Leigh datzker knows what he is talking about. i agree with him but i do believe they deserved to be expelled from the district. I am not even a jew but im a kid with some COMMON sence and know that these signs represent the murder of 6 million jews. So, go to the los angeles holocost museum, then come back to this article and comment. They not only put a bad mark on our/the, number one middle school in the district but they offended a whole race. i hope your parents saw what you wrote and they handle it in a good way.
John June 01, 2012 at 06:42 PM
You cannot say whether these girls were aware of what they were doing. Leave Drew alone MM and grow up. People have to be responsible for their own actions - bottom line. No excuses about being young and dumb - it won't work. I guess you know these girls though so you cannot see clearly.

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