Saturday, June 27, 2020

Jewish Owner of Fashion Brand Aims to Turn Store’s Vandalism Into Artwork

by Shiryn Ghermezian /
Antisemitic graffiti found outside the House of Lancry fashion store in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. Photo: Courtesy.
The Jewish founder and owner of a British fashion brand that sells modest attire is hoping to turn recent antisemitic vandalism to her store in Brooklyn, NY, into an art mural. Hannah Lancry Sufrin, the London-based visionary behind House of Lancry, told JNS that on Monday an employee sent her a photo showing that the word “Jew!” was spray-painted on the gate outside of her flagship store in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. The store, which has been in business for a year, was preparing to reopen that day after being closed for three months due to the coronavirus pandemic. [More]