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Man arrested over antisemitic assault

34-year-old arrested after four Jewish adults were attacked while walking home from synagogue in city of Vaughan.

Man arrested over antisemitic assault

Jewish-owned store vandalized before being set on fire

Toronto Police’s hate crime unit investigating fire and vandalism at a Jewish-owned grocery store.

Jewish-owned store vandalized before being set on fire

Police investigating Jewish woman's assault as hate crime

The incident took place on Thursday, when the 20-year-old was robbed by two women who ran off.

Police investigating Jewish woman's assault as hate crime

Man indicted after punching Israeli tourist in Times Square

Prosecutors say the man punched an Israeli tourist after making antisemitic remarks including “Hamas should kill more of you".

Man indicted after punching Israeli tourist in Times Square

Father of murdered Palestinian boy files wrongful death lawsuit

Father of six-year-old Palestinian Arab American boy who was fatally stabbed by landlord files wrongful death lawsuit.

Father of murdered Palestinian boy files wrongful death lawsuit

Man who torched Austin synagogue sent to 10 years in prison

The Texas man pleaded guilty to arson and a hate crime causing damage to religious property.

Man who torched Austin synagogue sent to 10 years in prison

Vermont: Suspect arrested in shooting of Palestinian students

A man has been taken into custody over a triple shooting of Palestinian students in Vermont on Saturday. Police suspect it was a hate crime.

Vermont: Suspect arrested in shooting of Palestinian students

Palestinian-Arab fakes anti-Muslim hate crime in Ohio

After investigation, police say man who claimed to have been struck by pro-Israel driver was injured in a fight with his brother.

Palestinian-Arab fakes anti-Muslim hate crime in Ohio

'Killing of Paul Kessler doesn't appear to be a hate crime'

Ventura County DA says killing of elderly Jewish man by anti-Israel protestor does not 'meet the elements of a hate crime.'

'Killing of Paul Kessler doesn't appear to be a hate crime'

Woman charged with hate crime after ramming into synagogue

Los Angeles woman facing a hate crime charge after ramming her vehicle through the gate of a local synagogue and cultural center.

Woman charged with hate crime after ramming into synagogue

End hate overcoming truth within us before condemning the world

If we expect the world to acknowledge the truth and put aside hate, we must first embrace our truth and our Jewish brothers and sisters.

End hate overcoming truth within us before condemning the world

Online hate & harassment reaches record highs, ADL survey finds

Teens experience high rates of harassment; 80% of Jewish respondents likely to worry about being harassed for their religion, survey shows.

Online hate & harassment reaches record highs, ADL survey finds

Coney Island targeted by antisemitic vandals

NYPD Hate Crime Task Force investigating swastika found on building in Brooklyn neighborhood.

Coney Island targeted by antisemitic vandals

NYC man gets 60 days in jail for punching Jew in IDF sweater

28-year-old from Staten Island who appears at hearing wearing keffiyeh and spouting anti-Israel slogans pleads guilty to hate crime charge.

NYC man gets 60 days in jail for punching Jew in IDF sweater

Michigan city targeted with antisemitic flyers

Flyers from notorious hate group Goyim Defense League found on residential driveways in Novi, Michigan.

Michigan city targeted with antisemitic flyers

Ontario city probing swastikas on trees as hate crime

Antisemitic vandalism in Barrie, Ontario forest described by local Chabad rabbi as 'very disturbing.'

Ontario city probing swastikas on trees as hate crime

Knife-wielding Black Hebrew Israelite threatens Jews in Brooklyn

Assailant charged with hate crime after brandishing knife at Israeli Orthodox students in NYC park, demanding money.

Knife-wielding Black Hebrew Israelite threatens Jews in Brooklyn

Man shouting abuse assaults Jewish bus passenger with pole

Assailant waving long yellow pole threatens to 'mash up' Jewish passenger, also harasses other Jews on Stamford Hill bus.

Man shouting abuse assaults Jewish bus passenger with pole

Queens teen indicted for brutal attack on Jewish man in park

Teen gang attack leaves Jewish man with severe injuries to his ribs, eye, face, head, back and body.

Queens teen indicted for brutal attack on Jewish man in park

Antisemite throws rock at Queens Jewish man on Shabbat

NYPD probing brazen morning assault on Jewish man near Queens synagogue.

Antisemite throws rock at Queens Jewish man on Shabbat

Antisemitic flyers left on cars in Bay Area city

Hate pamphlets found in Saratoga contain antisemitic rant about Jewish culture.

Antisemitic flyers left on cars in Bay Area city

Antisemitic biker attacks Jewish man in front of young child

Vicious Flatbush beating of Jewish man by angry motorcyclist being investigated as hate crime by NYPD.

Antisemitic biker attacks Jewish man in front of young child

Montreal police arrest teen suspect in attacks on Hasidic Jews

18-year-old accused of viciously assaulting two Jews in the span of an hour being investigated by hate crimes unit.

Montreal police arrest teen suspect in attacks on Hasidic Jews

Montreal police probing violent assaults against Hasidic Jews

Hate crimes unit asking for help identifying teen who attacked two Jews on the same night, throwing them to the ground.

Montreal police probing violent assaults against Hasidic Jews

Texas man pleads guilty to hate crime, setting synagogue on fire

Antisemitic arsonist faces up to 20 years in jail after admitting to setting Austin Reform synagogue on fire due to his hatred of Jews.

Texas man pleads guilty to hate crime, setting synagogue on fire

NYPD probing swastika at Columbia Law school as hate crime

Antisemitic graffiti found at New York City law school being investigated by NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force.

NYPD probing swastika at Columbia Law school as hate crime

NYPD probing two antisemitic hate incidents in Queens

Anti-Jewish graffiti in two Queens neighborhoods, including swastikas, denounced by local politicians as 'vile acts of hate.'

NYPD probing two antisemitic hate incidents in Queens

'Angry man' tries to break down Chabad House door during Shabbat

Assailant unsuccessful in forcing way into Cape Coral synagogue proceeds to trash rabbi's car with bricks.

'Angry man' tries to break down Chabad House door during Shabbat

Police probing antisemitic drawing on Stanford dorm room door

Hate crime investigation opened by law enforcement after Jewish student at California university targeted with sketch depicting swastikas.

Police probing antisemitic drawing on Stanford dorm room door

Man who threatened to kill Jewish AG indicted for hate crime

Suspect arrested by FBI after threatening on social media to kill Jewish officials unless they left the state.

Man who threatened to kill Jewish AG indicted for hate crime

Los Angeles synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty

Suspect accused of shooting two Jewish men on consecutive days as they left LA synagogues pleads not guilty to federal hate crime charges.

Los Angeles synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty

NYC man who assaulted Jews given 18-month sentence

Staten Island pro-Palestinian activist behind string of assaults on NY Jews sentenced after pleading guilty to federal hate crime charges.

NYC man who assaulted Jews given 18-month sentence

NYPD warns of ‘National Day of Hate’ planned by neo-Nazi groups

Antisemitic rallies set to take place across the United States on Friday, with NYPD warning of events in NYC and Chicago.

NYPD warns of ‘National Day of Hate’ planned by neo-Nazi groups

Jewish man viciously beaten after minor car accident

Antisemite punches and chokes victim, sending him to hospital with serious injuries.

Jewish man viciously beaten after minor car accident

Police looking into damage to UK city’s plaque marking first Jew

Commemorative marker in Brighton honoring Jewish man who lived in city in 18th century mysteriously found cracked in two lying on street.

Police looking into damage to UK city’s plaque marking first Jew

Florida Jewish man speaking on phone brutally sucker punched

Vicious assault of Jewish man talking in Hebrew on phone while riding bicycle in Broward County caught on video.

Florida Jewish man speaking on phone brutally sucker punched

Attacker who viciously assaulted Jewish man finally arrested

Suspect nabbed by NYPD seven months after brutally punching Jewish man in apparent antisemitic hate crime.

Attacker who viciously assaulted Jewish man finally arrested

Jewish orgs condemn group filmed kicking Holocaust memorial

Police open hate crime investigation after video surfaces showing young men leaning against and kicking New England Holocaust Memorial.

Jewish orgs condemn group filmed kicking Holocaust memorial

California antisemitism billboard vandalized by antisemites

Vandalism of billboard calling out anti-Zionism as Jew hatred leads to hate crime investigation by Berkeley police.

California antisemitism billboard vandalized by antisemites

NYPD searching for vandal who damaged Staten Island synagogue

Hate crime investigation opened after individual damages property of Staten Island synagogue.

NYPD searching for vandal who damaged Staten Island synagogue

Antisemitic Instagram account leads to police investigation

Police looking into account linked to Ottawa high school connected to previous recent hate crime cases.

Antisemitic Instagram account leads to police investigation

Connecticut cops investigating swastikas on apt as hate crime

Police in Bridgeport investigating swastikas found on apartment are treating incident as a hate crime.

Connecticut cops investigating swastikas on apt as hate crime

SF man assaulted by skateboarder asking if he is Jewish

Jewish man beaten with skateboard in hate crime after being asked if he is Jewish.

SF man assaulted by skateboarder asking if he is Jewish

Ottawa police investigating antisemitic incident at local HS

Hate crime investigation opened after swastika discovered in school room where student makes Nazi salute.

Ottawa police investigating antisemitic incident at local HS

Man charged with hate crime for putting swastikas on signs

Suburban Chicago man faces hate crime charges for plastering swastika stickers on campaign signs of country board candidate.

Man charged with hate crime for putting swastikas on signs

Toronto park defaced with antisemitic imagery and hate symbols

Playground in Toronto covered in shocking antisemitic graffiti, leaving residents with children feeling unsafe.

Toronto park defaced with antisemitic imagery and hate symbols

Man carrying machete asks for ‘nearest synagogue’

Incident being investigated by NYPD as a hate crime.

Man carrying machete asks for ‘nearest synagogue’

Teen arrested for egging Jewish boy in Brooklyn

15-year old Jewish boy attacked by gang in Brooklyn who hurled antisemitic abuse and threw eggs at him.

Teen arrested for egging Jewish boy in Brooklyn

Jewish woman and her son shot at with pellet gun in Brooklyn

Three men accused of firing pellet gun from car at Jewish woman and her son walking down Brooklyn street charged with hate crime.

Jewish woman and her son shot at with pellet gun in Brooklyn

Gang attacks Jewish man in Brooklyn, knocks his hat off

Borough Park Orthodox man followed by four men who assault him.

Gang attacks Jewish man in Brooklyn, knocks his hat off

Cyclist viciously punches Brooklyn Jewish teen in the head

Jewish teenager walking down Williamsburg street randomly assaulted by man riding bicycle.

Cyclist viciously punches Brooklyn Jewish teen in the head

U of Michigan president condemns antisemitic flyers

Flyers found off-campus linked to hate group responsible for 17 other similar incidents this year.

U of Michigan president condemns antisemitic flyers

ADL: Antisemitic and extremist activity soaring in Florida

Report finds network of neo-Nazi and hate groups thriving in Florida based on mutual distribution of propaganda.

ADL: Antisemitic and extremist activity soaring in Florida

'All forms of hate have no place in America'

Joe Biden hosts anti-hate summit at White House, announces beefing up of federal agencies to counter threat of hate incidents.

'All forms of hate have no place in America'

150 US mayors pledge to combat hate and extremism

With rising levels of hate crimes and historically high antisemitism, mayors pledge to enact steps to combat discrimination in their cities.

150 US mayors pledge to combat hate and extremism

Brooklyn Jewish man targeted by assailant who slaps him

NYPD Hate Crimes Unit investigating unprovoked random assault on Jewish man in Williamsburg.

Brooklyn Jewish man targeted by assailant who slaps him

Calgary neo-Nazi group hangs racist banner on overpass

Hate crime investigation launched after extremist group hangs white supremacist banner over busy highway.

Calgary neo-Nazi group hangs racist banner on overpass

Victim's family: Slain Baltimore man was targeted as a Jew

Family of Aryeh Wolf, Orthodox Jewish man shot and killed from behind in DC, says killing was an antisemitic hate crime.

Victim's family: Slain Baltimore man was targeted as a Jew

UK court reinstates hate charges against man who attacked 5 Jews

Hate charges against Stamford Hill assailant who allegedly assaulted five Orthodox Jews reinstated after appeal from community.

UK court reinstates hate charges against man who attacked 5 Jews

London police investigating three antisemitic attacks

Antisemitism continues to be a serious problem for London's Jewish community, with three separate incidents occurring on the same day.

London police investigating three antisemitic attacks