Cemetery vandalism: 'We are shocked and appalled'

Chief Rabbi of Strasbourg comments on vandalism of Jewish cemetery in Westhoffen: Police have to find a way to deal with the vandals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2019, 11:34 PM

Over 100 Jewish graves vandalized in France

More than 100 graves found covered with swastikas and anti-Semitic graffiti at a Jewish cemetery near Strasbourg in eastern FranceAFP, 12/3/2019, 9:29 PM

Omaha: Dozens of headstones toppled at Jewish cemetery

Police request public's aid in locating perpetrators after vandals topple, break, headstones at Omaha cemetery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2019, 6:57 PM

Dead chicken placed in grave at Jewish cemetery

Someone appears to have put dead chickens in a Jewish grave in Connecticut.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/8/2019, 8:07 AM

Headstones destroyed in cemetery in northern Israel

Police investigate after cemetery caretaker discovers 35 smashed headstones.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2019, 9:24 PM

Drug dealers set up shop at Jewish cemetery in Hamburg, Germany

17th-century Jewish cemetery becomes hub for sale, use of hard drugs.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 8/15/2019, 7:37 PM

Historic Jewish cemetery vandalized month after rededication

16th-century Jewish cemetery in Tarnow, Poland vandalized just 1 month after completion of 2 1/2 years of renovations.Katarzyna Markusz/JTA, 7/22/2019, 9:17 PM

South African Jewish cemeteries vandalized 3 times in 1 week

Vandals strike Jewish cemetery near Cape Town in third incident over the last week. Police fear neo-Nazi cell at work.Marcy Oster/JTA, 6/24/2019, 8:52 PM

Headstone smashed, dog let loose at Jewish cemetery in Estonia

Jewish cemetery desecrated in Talinn, the capital of the Baltic nation of Estonia.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 6/24/2019, 6:36 PM

Police: Smashing of French Jewish headstones not anti-Semitic

Drunk students smash headstones at only Jewish cemetery in Bordeaux, France. Police say no anti-Semitic motive.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 5/27/2019, 8:02 PM

73 headstones smashed at fire-ravaged Romanian Jewish cemetery

Hate crime suspected as dozens of headstones smashed in neglected Husi Jewish cemetery.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 4/4/2019, 7:53 PM

3 years probation for man who toppled over 100 Jewish headstones

Alzado Harris, 35, charged year ago for vandalism caused at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in suburban St. Louis in February 2017.Marcy Oster - JTA, 3/24/2019, 4:20 PM

Massachusetts: Cemetery vandalism worse than initially thought

Anti-Semitic vandalism at Massachusetts Jewish cemetery nearly double initial estimates, police find.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/24/2019, 3:20 PM

30 gravestones desecrated at Massachusetts Jewish cemetery

Swastikas and anti-Semitic epithets drawn on 30 Jews gravestones at Hebrew Cemetery in Fall River, Massachusetts.Marcy Oster/JTA, 3/19/2019, 5:50 PM

Argentina: Jewish cemetery vandalized

On day of attack on Argentina's chief rabbi, nine gravestones found vandalized in Jewish cemetery.JTA, 2/27/2019, 8:05 AM

Netanyahu: Anti-Semitism an 'epidemic' that endangers everyone

PM Netanyahu calls on French European leaders to act against anti-Semitism following desecration of French Jewish cemetery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2019, 6:06 PM

Vandals smash open rabbi's grave in Manchester, England

Prominent rabbi's grave smashed open, dozens of headstones damaged, and chapels attacked in Jewish cemetery in Manchester, England.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/10/2019, 8:55 PM

Lithuanian church removes stairs made from Jewish headstones

Lithuania’s Evangelical Reformed Church removes headstones from Jewish cemetery installed as stairs under Soviet rule.Cnaan Lipshiz/JTA, 1/24/2019, 8:36 PM

Grave of Attorney General's father vandalized

Vandals take hammer or other heavy object to tombstone of Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit's father.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2018, 8:27 PM

'We'll hunt and catch the cemetery desecrators'

French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner arrives Friday at Jewish cemetery near Strasbourg, 'expressing disgust at terrible act.'Yoni Kempinski, 12/16/2018, 10:22 AM

Polish children overturn headstones at Jewish cemetery

13 and 12-year-old children admit to knocking over 15 headstones at pre-World War Two cemetery.JTA, 11/25/2018, 4:50 PM

Skeletons dug up at Polish Jewish cemetery

Headstones defaced, skeletons extracted at Jewish cemetery in Wysokie Mazowieckie, Poland.JTA, 11/21/2018, 4:24 PM

Vandal nabbed for painting swastikas on Dutch Jewish cemetery

Police arrest man suspected of vandalizing 300-year-old Amsterdam cemetery with Nazi symbolsJTA, 7/3/2018, 2:59 PM

Pushing Poland to acknowledge destroyed Jewish cemetery

Haredim flock to Polish schoolyard where they say a cemetery used to stand.JTA, 7/2/2018, 7:59 AM

Volunteers rescue Jewish headstones used to pave Ukraine street

Jewish gravestones removed from cemeteries during World War II and Soviet period to be restored.JTA, 6/28/2018, 4:25 PM

Seattle Jewish cemetery damaged by homeless squatters

Jewish cemetery officials in Seattle say city has failed to protect it from abuse by homeless squatters.JTA, 6/5/2018, 2:19 PM

Illinois man indicted for painting swastikas on 200 graves

34-year-old man charged with vandalism, hate crimes for painting swastikas on more than 200 graves, vandalizing homes.David Rosenberg, 6/3/2018, 10:40 PM

200 gravestones vandalized with swastikas in Illinois cemetery

34-year-old man arrested after swastikas spray-painted on hundreds of gravestones, private homes in southwest Illinois.JTA, 5/27/2018, 9:49 PM

NY teen to serve jail time for vandalizing Jewish cemetery

Teen who spray-painted 'Heil Hitler' and swastikas on wall of Jewish cemetery sentenced to six months in jail.JTA, 5/24/2018, 10:18 PM

Historic Jewish cemeteries in Seattle desecrated by 'homeless'

Drug, human feces found among defaced tombstones at 2 Jewish cemeteries in Seattle.JTA, 5/1/2018, 10:27 PM

Missouri man confesses to vandalizing 100 Jewish grave markers

Suspect admits to toppling more than 100 headstones at Jewish cemetery in St. Louis. No hate crime charges expected, say police.JTA, 4/26/2018, 3:07 PM

Jewish cemetery vandalized near Paris

Headstones targeted by vandals in Jewish cemetery outside of Paris.JTA, 4/18/2018, 10:28 AM

Gravestones vandalized in Jewish cemetery in Eritrea

Vandals topple, smash gravestones at Jewish cemetery in Eritrean capital.JTA, 1/16/2018, 4:24 PM

Polish official dismissed for digging up Jewish cemetery bones

Local conservator in Siemiatycze in eastern Poland dismissed after construction work digs up bones buried at Jewish cemetery.JTA, 12/25/2017, 8:27 PM

Teen indicted for vandalizing NY Jewish cemetery

Orange County cemetery defaced with swastikas, 'Heil Hitler' grafiti.'JTA, 10/31/2017, 4:53 PM

Teens arrested in vandalism at Romanian Jewish cemetery

Teens accused of destroying 10 headstones at Jewish cemetery.JTA, 10/18/2017, 8:17 PM

Ukraine teens arrested in vandalism at Jewish cemetery

Teens arrested for toppling at least 20 Jewish gravestones in August.JTA, 10/10/2017, 2:43 AM

Jewish cemetery in Poland destroyed by illegal digging

Jewish graves desecrated, remains unearthed by illegal digging.JTA, 9/4/2017, 2:14 PM

Three teens identified in Boston-area Jewish cemetery vandalism

Footprint leads police to teenage suspects in toppling of gravestones at 158 year old Jewish cemetery.JTA, 8/2/2017, 8:43 PM

60 headstones toppled at Connecticut Jewish cemetery

Police say lack of anti-Semitic graffiti suggests vandalism was random, not anti-Semitic.JTA, 7/23/2017, 3:15 PM

3 Jewish teens detained for vandalizing WWI cemetery

Teens topple gravestones in Beersheva cemetery where hundreds of Australian soldiers from WWI are buried.JTA, 6/18/2017, 7:57 PM

Teens identified as vandals of Jewish section of Rome cemetery

4 youths identified as vandals who smashed, toppled Jewish and Catholic headstones at the Verano cemetery.JTA, 5/14/2017, 5:39 PM

6-year-old girl sends painted rocks to damaged Jewish cemetery

6-year-old Jewish girl from Florida sends hundreds of hand-painted rocks to place on headstones vandalized in Jewish cemeteries in US.JTA, 3/20/2017, 5:42 PM

Jew-haters have no problem with dead Jews

Unlikely bedfellows commemorate the Holocaust, rabid Muslim anti-Semites collect money to repair desecrated Jewish cemeteries. And progressive Jews love it. Steve Apfel, 3/6/2017, 11:00 AM

NYPD: Headstones toppled in Jewish cemetery not act of vandalism

Police say toppled headstones in Brooklyn cemetery likely not the result of vandalism.JTA, 3/5/2017, 10:02 PM

'Is there anything more cowardly than desecrating a cemetery?'

NY Assemblyman Dov Hikind slams vandals who overturned headstones in Brooklyn Jewish cemetery. 'We will demand and expect real justice.'Gary Willig, 3/5/2017, 7:34 PM

Misunderstanding the causes of anti-Semitism

The events of recent weeks have revealed a surprising abundance of self-proclaimed experts on the causes of anti-Semitism.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 3/4/2017, 11:10 PM

'Zero tolerance for anti-Semitic incidents'

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo responds to vandalism at Jewish cemetery in Rochester, pledges to bring those responsible to justice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2017, 9:47 PM

Jewish cemetery in Rochester, NY vandalized

Headstones found toppled in Jewish cemetery in US for third time in less than two weeks.JTA, 3/2/2017, 8:34 PM

Are Jews ready to leave America?

Jews have enjoyed safety and opportunity in America from its inception. There was always some anti-Semitism, but now there is a spate of hate crimes. What might this lead to?Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 3/1/2017, 10:51 PM

Watch: Dozens of Jewish tombstones vandalized in Philadelphia

As many as 100 tombstones broken at Philadelphia Jewish cemetery in second such attack in less than two weeks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2017, 9:05 PM

Vandals scrawl ‘kill Jews’ at Massachusetts cemetery

Tombstones knocked over, anti-Semitic slogans spray painted in cemetery outside of Boston.JTA, 1/15/2017, 3:28 PM

Anti-Semitic graffiti on Jewish couple’s headstone in Indiana

Anti-Jewish message spray-painted on headstone of Jewish couple in Scottsburg, Indiana. Reward offered for capture of vandals.JTA, 1/3/2017, 7:45 PM

'The city is desecrating Jewish graves it seeks to commemorate'

Jewish graves in Ukraine desecrated, remains uncovered as heavy machinery plows through Jewish cemetery.JTA, 11/13/2016, 1:51 PM

New York Jewish cemetery vandalized with Nazi graffiti

A Jewish cemetery in New York State’s Orange County was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti.JTA, 10/10/2016, 3:38 PM

Jewish cemetery desecrated in Poland

Anti-Semitism reared its ugly face at a Jewish cemetery in Novominsk, Poland.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2016, 11:31 AM

Russian Jewish cemetery vandalized with swastikas

Vandals desecrate the Jewish cemetery in Petrozavodsk, Russia. Community leader: ‘We thought such behavior was a thing of the past.’Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2016, 4:30 PM