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Jewish NYC Congressional candidate’s sign defaced with swastika

Max Rose sign vandalized with swastika and the word "No!" crossing out his name.

Jewish NYC Congressional candidate’s sign defaced with swastika

Florida Democratic Party office vandalized with Nazi graffiti

Party office defaced with antisemitic graffiti and pro-Palestinian banner.

Florida Democratic Party office vandalized with Nazi graffiti

Sacramento golf course defaced with antisemitic graffiti

Group of vandals carve antisemitic phrase and swastika into ground of California golf course.

Sacramento golf course defaced with antisemitic graffiti

Oregon’s Swastika Mountain to be renamed after Indigenous leader

State of Oregon to rename formerly obscure 'Swastika Mountain' after news stories lead to numerous complaints.

Oregon’s Swastika Mountain to be renamed after Indigenous leader

Quebec slammed for not removing antisemitic bridge graffiti

Weeks after antisemitic graffiti and Nazi symbols reported to police, western Quebec bridge still has not been cleaned up.

Quebec slammed for not removing antisemitic bridge graffiti

Giant swastika removed from hill in New Zealand

Nazi hate symbol built from construction materials found on 180-ft tall mountain in Auckland, New Zealand.

Giant swastika removed from hill in New Zealand

Australia:

New South Wales passes legislation banning Nazi symbols

New South Wales one step closer to banning the swastika after legislation passed by lower house of parliament.

New South Wales passes legislation banning Nazi symbols

Swastika flag hung on Dutch bridge being investigated by police

Police in the Netherlands have launched an investigation after a swastika flag was hung from a bridge in Gelderland.

Swastika flag hung on Dutch bridge being investigated by police

Australia:

Two men convicted for swastika stickers on politician’s office

Suspects convicted for attaching swastika stickers to the office of Australian lawmaker who had been outspoken in support of swastika ban.

Two men convicted for swastika stickers on politician’s office

Virginia school district apologizes for Nazi-like logo on shirts

Hanover County Public Schools apologizes after shirts featuring logo resembling swastika created for staff members attending conference.

Virginia school district apologizes for Nazi-like logo on shirts

French Jewish students wake up to swastika at Croatian hotel

Incident of antisemitic harassment of school children on Croatian trip leads to police investigation.

French Jewish students wake up to swastika at Croatian hotel

Los Angeles Israeli restaurant's door vandalized with swastika

Vandal caught on camera carving swastika into Mazal restaurant's door.

Los Angeles Israeli restaurant's door vandalized with swastika

German police investigate 60-foot swastika mowed into grass

Large swastika in field that could be seen from the air being investigated by German police.

German police investigate 60-foot swastika mowed into grass

Niagara Falls politician’s sign vandalized with swastika

Re-election advertisement for Ontario politician vandalized with Nazi symbol on Canada Day.

Niagara Falls politician’s sign vandalized with swastika

Vandal draws swastika on box in front of Brooklyn yeshiva

NYPD releases footage of individual who drew swastika on box in front of yeshiva hoping public will identify suspect.

Vandal draws swastika on box in front of Brooklyn yeshiva

Illinois town hit with series of antisemitic and hate incidents

Evanston experiences two serious hate incidents over several week span, leading parents to demand increased transparency from police.

Illinois town hit with series of antisemitic and hate incidents

Tasmania to ban public display of Nazi symbols

Australian state to become fourth to ban public display of the swastika and other Nazi symbols.

Tasmania to ban public display of Nazi symbols

Ottawa walking trail defaced with swastikas

Nature trail in Canada’s capital city defaced with two swastikas.

Ottawa walking trail defaced with swastikas

Antisemitic vandalism:

In wake of Texas shooting, cops beef up presence at Cali school

Antisemitic neo-Nazi graffiti sparks concern that vandal might return, causing increased police presence at school in Piedmont, California.

In wake of Texas shooting, cops beef up presence at Cali school

Kent State investigating swastika painted on campus

Ohio university's police are investigating “the recent appearance of a swastika” that was painted on campus.

Kent State investigating swastika painted on campus

Lithuanian Holocaust memorial vandalized

Memorial in Kretinga District Municipality honoring the lives of 320 Jews who were mass murdered at the site vandalized with swastika.

Lithuanian Holocaust memorial vandalized

Brooklyn antisemitism awareness sign defaced with swastikas

Sign by Jewish advocacy organization calling for awareness of rising antisemitism was defaced with two swastikas in broad daylight.

Brooklyn antisemitism awareness sign defaced with swastikas

Giant swastika poster hung at Illinois high school

School urged to launch full investigation into incident in which swastika was hung in bathroom by a student and posted to social media.

Giant swastika poster hung at Illinois high school

Crypto exchange blasted for unveiling emoji resembling swastika

World's largest cryptocurrency exchange removes new emoji after immediate backlash for its resemblance to a swastika.

Crypto exchange blasted for unveiling emoji resembling swastika

Massive swastika on Melbourne soccer field sparks outrage

Swastika etched into soccer field has been there for over a month and is visible from the ground and the air.

Massive swastika on Melbourne soccer field sparks outrage

Australian election:

Jewish politician target of 'organized' antisemitic vandalism

Hundreds of signs belonging to Australia's Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg defaced with Nazi imagery and other vandalism during campaign.

Jewish politician target of 'organized' antisemitic vandalism

Hate crime in NYC:

Cops searching for man who drew swastika in gym parking garage

Suspect allegedly spray painted a swastika on a beam in a Staten Island gym's parking lot before fleeing.

Cops searching for man who drew swastika in gym parking garage

California woman with Nazi armband investigated for hate crime

Woman verbally attacks elderly Jewish man who confronts her and then gets into physical altercation with two men who come to his aid.

California woman with Nazi armband investigated for hate crime

Massachusetts high school defaced with swastika, hate messages

Front entrance of Middleborough school vandalized with swastika, offensive symbols and threat against principal found around building.

Massachusetts high school defaced with swastika, hate messages

NYPD looking for suspect behind swastika on Manhattan building

New York City police are looking for a man captured on a surveillance video drawing a swastika on a Manhattan office building.

NYPD looking for suspect behind swastika on Manhattan building

Swastika found in Canadian city dealing with surge of hate crime

Police treating white supremacist graffiti scrawled on Hamilton, Ontario farmer’s market as potential hate crime.

Swastika found in Canadian city dealing with surge of hate crime

Family wins antisemitism case against Ottawa school board

Canadian family wins case against Ottawa school board for not addressing a student’s threatening antisemitic behavior toward their son.

Family wins antisemitism case against Ottawa school board

Campus antisemitism:

U of Wisconsin Jewish students targeted with swastika and abuse

University of Wisconsin-Madison experiences multiple antisemitic incidents within the span of several days.

U of Wisconsin Jewish students targeted with swastika and abuse

Large swastika found in Jewish area of Melbourne sparks outrage

Nazi symbol found in heavily Jewish Australian suburb leads to call for government to follow through on plan to ban display of Nazi symbols.

Large swastika found in Jewish area of Melbourne sparks outrage

Florida fraternity suspended over antisemitism allegations

University of South Florida fraternity suspended pending investigation into allegations of a hazing ritual involving a swastika.

Florida fraternity suspended over antisemitism allegations

New South Wales enacting legislation to ban swastika

Jewish group praises proposed legislation for dealing with a "red line in public discourse."

New South Wales enacting legislation to ban swastika

Idaho high school hit with ‘corrosive’ antisemitic vandalism

Idaho high school was defaced with Nazi symbols and racist vandalism, including over 20 swastika.

Idaho high school hit with ‘corrosive’ antisemitic vandalism

Trudeau slammed for accusing Jewish MP of supporting swastikas

Canadian PM condemned by opposition MPs after accusing Jewish member of Conservative Party of “standing with people who wave swastikas.”

Trudeau slammed for accusing Jewish MP of supporting swastikas

Swastika found at US embassy in Bulgaria

The image was first identified on January 28, a day after International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Swastika found at US embassy in Bulgaria

Canadian political party’s bill would ban all hate symbols

Proposed legislation has the support of Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center who called for the banning of "vile symbols anywhere in Canada."

Canadian political party’s bill would ban all hate symbols

FSWC denounces antisemitic incidents at Toronto school

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center: Swastikas, Nazi salute at Toronto school are extremely disturbing.

FSWC denounces antisemitic incidents at Toronto school

Toronto students perform Nazi salutes in front of class

Suburban Toronto school under fire after two serious antisemitic incidents occur involving Nazi imagery.

Toronto students perform Nazi salutes in front of class

Hillel condemns swastika found at Ithaca College

Swastika discovered at Ithaca College prompts condemnation from college president and campus Hillel.

Hillel condemns swastika found at Ithaca College

3 people charged for involvement in Orlando antisemitic rally

Three people have been charged for involvement in an antisemitic rally that took place in the Orlando area over the weekend.

3 people charged for involvement in Orlando antisemitic rally

Swastika spray painted on Virginia overpass

Latest incident of antisemitic vandalism on a highway overpass occurs in Manassas, Virginia.

Swastika spray painted on Virginia overpass

Five antisemitic incidents occur over 3 days at Boston college

Series of troubling antisemitic incidents at Curry College late last week prompt police investigation.

Five antisemitic incidents occur over 3 days at Boston college

Washington DC's Union Station plastered with swastikas

Swastikas were found drawn on every column of the front of DC's central train terminal on the day after Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Washington DC's Union Station plastered with swastikas

Note full of antisemitic images found in Pittsburgh library book

Pittsburgh library promises to better inspect returned books after threatening antisemitic letter found inside novel by library patron.

Note full of antisemitic images found in Pittsburgh library book

More Nazi graffiti found on park signs in Toronto suburb

For second time this month, Nazi graffiti was discovered on park signs in Markham, Ontario.

More Nazi graffiti found on park signs in Toronto suburb

Jewish businessman: 'I'll blow Nazi eagle into 1,000 pieces'

Jewish businessman offers to buy and blow up 800-pound eagle and swastika crest from Nazi ship.

Jewish businessman: 'I'll blow Nazi eagle into 1,000 pieces'

Suburban Toronto park defaced with antisemitic graffiti

Graffiti consisting of a swastika and the phrase "Seig Heil" spotted on signs at a Markham park removed by the city parks department.

Suburban Toronto park defaced with antisemitic graffiti

NYC ATM gives woman bills stamped with swastika and Nazi eagle

Woman getting cash from Upper East Side ATM shocked to find Nazi symbols on two $100 bills.

NYC ATM gives woman bills stamped with swastika and Nazi eagle

Letter to Belgium returned to Israeli marked with swastika

Rishon LeZion resident who sent letter to Belgium receives letter back several months later covered with swastika and antisemitic insult.

Letter to Belgium returned to Israeli marked with swastika

California school disciplines students for viral swastika photos

Northern California high school has taken disciplinary action after photos of students covered with Nazi symbols went viral.

California school disciplines students for viral swastika photos

Swastikas drawn on sidewalk next to New Jersey synagogue

Police have opened an investigation after three swastikas were discovered drawn outside a synagogue in West Orange, New Jersey.

Swastikas drawn on sidewalk next to New Jersey synagogue

California high school investigating swastika photos of students

A high school in Northern California is investigating after social media photos of students covered with Nazi symbols went viral.

California high school investigating swastika photos of students

Swastika found in park in heavily Jewish Australian suburb

Swastika discovered in a park in the City of Glen Eira, a Melbourne suburb which has the largest Jewish population in the country.

Swastika found in park in heavily Jewish Australian suburb

Man jailed for vandalizing Florida synagogues

Sarasota man sentenced to five months in prison for vandalizing two synagogues with swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti.

Man jailed for vandalizing Florida synagogues

New York City Hall defaced with swastikas

Incident caught on camera, suspect identified by NYPD Hate Crime Task Force.

New York City Hall defaced with swastikas

More anti-Semitic graffiti found at Massachusetts college

Anti-Semitic graffiti found in a dorm at Mount Holyoke College being investigated by local and federal police.

More anti-Semitic graffiti found at Massachusetts college