cemetery desecration

Jewish cemetery in Poland vandalized with spray-paint

Jewish cemetery in Poland vandalized with spray-paint

Anti-Semitic message spray-painted onto wall of Jewish cemetery in southern Poland, a year after previous vandalism.Katarzyna Markusz, JTA, 6/16/2020, 7:42 AM
Swastikas drawn on street in front of New Orleans Jewish cemetery

Swastikas drawn on street in front of New Orleans Jewish cemetery

Vandals paint swastikas in front of Jewish cemetery where Holocaust survivors and WWII veterans are buried, report says.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/10/2020, 8:03 AM
Woman arrested for digging at grave of slain soldier Amit Ben Yigal

Woman arrested for digging at grave of slain soldier Amit Ben Yigal

41-year-old Rishon Letzion resident arrested after signs of digging found at grave of soldier killed in block-throwing attack last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2020, 8:15 PM
Signs of digging at grave of soldier killed in block-throwing attack

Signs of digging at grave of soldier killed in block-throwing attack

Father of Sgt. Amit Ben Yigal visits cemetery with military officials after signs of digging reported at his son's grave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2020, 10:09 PM
Jewish cemetery in Bulgaria vandalized

Jewish cemetery in Bulgaria vandalized

Gravestones toppled, broken in 19th century Jewish cemetery in Shoumen.Marcy Oster/JTA, 1/21/2020, 7:59 PM
Jewish cemetery in southwest France vandalized

Jewish cemetery in southwest France vandalized

Significant damage done to a dozen graves in Jewish cemetery of Bayonne.Marcy Oster/JTA, 1/7/2020, 6:55 PM
Jewish cemetery desecrated in southwest France

Jewish cemetery desecrated in southwest France

Tombs smashed, commemorative plaque broken as graves desecrated in Jewish cemetery in southwestern France.AFP, 1/7/2020, 2:39 PM
Cemetery vandalism: 'We are shocked and appalled'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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?'

'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

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'

'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

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?

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