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President Biden’s home town vandalized with multiple swastikas

Swastikas have been found in various locations across Wilmington, Delaware, the home city of Biden and his family.

President Biden’s home town vandalized with multiple 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

Migrant who drew swastikas on DC train station to remain in US

Biden admin not deporting undocumented immigrant who allegedly plastered the entrance to Washington DC’s Union Station with swastikas.

Migrant who drew swastikas on DC train station to remain in US

Brooklyn yeshiva buses vandalized with swastikas

Multiple school buses belonging to a Williamsburg yeshiva were defaced with swastikas over the weekend.

Brooklyn yeshiva buses vandalized with swastikas

NYPD searching for Harlem vandal behind antisemitic graffiti

Police in New York City are searching for a man who was captured on video drawing swastikas on a street mural in Harlem.

NYPD searching for Harlem vandal behind antisemitic graffiti

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

Swastikas carved into ice at Montreal skating rink

B’nai Brith Canada condemns incident in which massive swastikas carved into ice at community skating rink on the Island of Montreal.

Swastikas carved into ice at Montreal skating rink

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

Swastikas scrawled in Boro Park playground

Two swastikas found scrawled in park in the heart of a predominantly Orthodox Jews section of Brooklyn.

Swastikas scrawled in Boro Park playground

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

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

Three swastikas found on Indiana University campus over 24 hours

Three swastikas were found on and near the Indiana University Bloomington campus over the weekend.

Three swastikas found on Indiana University campus over 24 hours

Scottish Conservative Party offices defaced with swastikas

Two offices of the Conservative Party in Aberdeen, Scotland were defaced with swastikas.

Scottish Conservative Party offices defaced with swastikas

Anti-Semitic graffiti visible for weeks in Florida town

Anti-Semitic symbols and messages spray painted on a road in Lehigh Acres, Florida were finally removed weeks after they were discovered.

Anti-Semitic graffiti visible for weeks in Florida town

Colombian president issues apology for Nazi-themed police event

Cultural exchange event for police cadet widely denounced for its Nazi theme, including swastikas, uniforms and replica firearms.

Colombian president issues apology for Nazi-themed police event

Mountain View, CA schools defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti

Local police are investigating after anti-Semitic graffiti was discovered at two elementary schools in Mountain View recently.

Mountain View, CA schools defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti

NY bans swastikas, Confederate flags on public property

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signs legislation banning display of numerous hate symbols on public property.

NY bans swastikas, Confederate flags on public property

London synagogue defaced with swastikas

Police arrest 16-year-old on suspicion of defacing a synagogue in Camden with swastikas.

London synagogue defaced with swastikas

Residents say California town not removing swastika vandalism

Residents of Porterville are accusing the town of turning a blind eye to swastikas that have lingered on trees and sidewalks for years.

Residents say California town not removing swastika vandalism

Denver Jewish school vandalized with swastikas

A second anti-Semitic incident occurred the day before at a nearby school, with both incidents being treated as potential hate crimes.

Denver Jewish school vandalized with swastikas

Jerusalem: Police arrest woman suspected of vandalism

Woman suspected of spray-painting swastikas is arrested.

Jerusalem: Police arrest woman suspected of vandalism

Canadian politician’s office, signs defaced with swastikas

Vancouver Island, British Columbia politician is the latest candidate during the federal election to be hit with swastika vandalism.

Canadian politician’s office, signs defaced with swastikas

Atlanta school defaced with swastikas, 'Heil Hitler' graffiti

Anti-Semitic graffiti reportedly part of a social media trend where students vandalize and steal school property and post photos to TikTok.

Atlanta school defaced with swastikas, 'Heil Hitler' graffiti

Jewish New Mexico couple's home targeted with swastika

Couple believes they were targeted for being Jewish but with no leads, police unable to launch hate crime investigation.

Jewish New Mexico couple's home targeted with swastika

Swastika painted on Australian police station 24-hrs after ban

Less than a day after state of Victoria banned public displays of the Nazi symbol, a Melbourne police station was tagged with a swastika.

Swastika painted on Australian police station 24-hrs after ban

Majority of Finnish parties support banning Nazi symbols

Discussion about banning swastika comes after Finnish court throws out case against men accused of flying Nazi flag during a 2018 parade.

Majority of Finnish parties support banning Nazi symbols

Canadian politician decries swastika vandalism of her signs

Simcoe North, Ontario candidate the latest victim of multiple instances of swastikas painted on campaign signs across Canada.

Canadian politician decries swastika vandalism of her signs

Northern Ireland playground defaced with swastika graffiti

Swastikas graffiti comes amid a rise in swastika graffiti vandalism incidents across the UK in the last year.

Northern Ireland playground defaced with swastika graffiti

Swastika vandalism of Canadian election signs continues

The latest candidate to be targeted is Doug Kobayashi, who is running for a riding on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

Swastika vandalism of Canadian election signs continues

Swastika spray painted on Massachusetts Jewish family's garage

Jewish residents worry the incident might be written off as a prank by kids the way similar anti-Semitic graffiti has been in the past.

Swastika spray painted on Massachusetts Jewish family's garage

Another Canadian federal election sign defaced with a swastika

Liberal candidate for Surrey, British Columbia riding called vandalism of his sign "intolerable."

Another Canadian federal election sign defaced with a swastika

Swastikas drawn on door of Tel Aviv synagogue

Police collect evidence, investigate, after swastikas scrawled on door of south Tel Aviv synagogue.

Swastikas drawn on door of Tel Aviv synagogue

Giant swastika carved into UK salon's wall

Shop faces over $8,000 in damages after owner discovers anti-Semitic vandalism and smashed walls.

Giant swastika carved into UK salon's wall

Metro LA police dep suspends 13 cops over anti-Semitic messages

Torrance police, rocked by earlier scandal involving swastika placed on impounded car, dealing with behavior city's mayor calls "sickening."

Metro LA police dep suspends 13 cops over anti-Semitic messages

Wave of anti-Semitic graffiti hits Canada after election called

This week has seen the Jewish community targeted multiple times, with signs, a synagogue, baseball field, school and parked car defaced.

Wave of anti-Semitic graffiti hits Canada after election called

Swastika clad thief steals sign condemning anti-Semitic graffiti

Sign on Alliance, Ohio YWCA was a show of solidarity after building was defaced in July with anti-Semitic graffiti.

Swastika clad thief steals sign condemning anti-Semitic graffiti

Swastika burned into New Jersey yeshiva’s driveway

Police are investigating, with the ADL calling for action so swastikas are no longer used to "instill fear in Jews and their institutions."

Swastika burned into New Jersey yeshiva’s driveway

Swastika graffiti found on playground in village north of NYC

Volunteer trash cleaning crew found anti-Semitic graffiti on slide in popular playground in Ossining, NY, prompting police investigation.

Swastika graffiti found on playground in village north of NYC

Swastikas added to 53,000 Wikipedia pages by vandal

Defaced pages belonging to prominent politicians, celebrities, actors and TV shows were returned to normal in five minutes by admins.

Swastikas added to 53,000 Wikipedia pages by vandal

Man caught on video defacing Manchester road with swastikas

Residents clean up swastikas they say man drew on pavement with chalk, police are investigating.

Man caught on video defacing Manchester road with swastikas

Memorial to French Holocaust survivor defaced 3 times in 1 week

In latest incident, memorial to Simone Veil vandalized with swastikas, prompting a police investigation.

Memorial to French Holocaust survivor defaced 3 times in 1 week

Popular South Dakota bike rally slammed for selling Nazi items

Vendors defend selling Nazi symbols at Sturgis Rally, but others disagree and say the hate symbols have no place at the popular event.

Popular South Dakota bike rally slammed for selling Nazi items

Group cleans up anti-Semitic graffiti on Colorado climbing rock

Volunteers team up to clean popular Colorado climbing spot of swastikas, racial slur and vulgar drawings.

Group cleans up anti-Semitic graffiti on Colorado climbing rock

Hamilton, Ontario to ban swastika and other hate symbols

Measures comes after Canadian city garners reputation as a hotbed of hate crimes in recent years.

Hamilton, Ontario to ban swastika and other hate symbols

UK man pleads guilty to defacing war memorial with swastikas

31-year old man from Rhyl, Wales given 18-month suspended sentence for 15 offenses, including racially aggravated harassment.

UK man pleads guilty to defacing war memorial with swastikas

Bnei Brak: Swastikas graffitied on Religious Zionist synagogue

Vandals deface Bnei Brak synagogue with swastikas, throw objects at entrance.

Bnei Brak: Swastikas graffitied on Religious Zionist synagogue

Winnipeg cops release video of suspect behind swastika graffiti

In an overnight vandalism spree last week, man in his 20s is alleged to have targeted at least 10 shops and a church with hateful graffiti.

Winnipeg cops release video of suspect behind swastika graffiti

Russia cracks down on book covers featuring swastikas

Measure also ensnares anti-Nazi books with swastikas, including book by comedian Stephen Fry about time travelling to erase Hitler's birth.

Russia cracks down on book covers featuring swastikas

Shops along stretch of Canadian highway defaced with swastikas

Multiple Winnipeg stores along main road defaced with red swastikas and other hateful messages on day of national anti-Semitism summit.

Shops along stretch of Canadian highway defaced with swastikas

Man with swastikas harasses parents, students at Florida school

Parents are looking for a solution after man repeatedly stands outside school waving swastikas and harassing passersby.

Man with swastikas harasses parents, students at Florida school

Threatening swastika-covered letter sent to Massachusetts woman

The second such incident to take place in Andover in the last month is being treated as a hate crime by police.

Threatening swastika-covered letter sent to Massachusetts woman

Utah HS parking lot vandalized with swastikas, hate symbols

High school in Logan, UT defaced with two swastikas and neo-Nazi slogans, investigation is ongoing.

Utah HS parking lot vandalized with swastikas, hate symbols

Over 50 swastika flyers discovered in Virginia shopping center

Anti-Semitic flyers featuring swastikas and the phrase "We are everywhere" glued to the outside of stores.

Over 50 swastika flyers discovered in Virginia shopping center

Public art in Ukiah, California vandalized with swastikas

Investigation under way after mural painted by Jewish artist defaced with swastikas, other artwork also vandalized with Nazi symbols.

Public art in Ukiah, California vandalized with swastikas

Jewish cemetery defaced with swastikas

Visitors to the cemetery in Dundalk, Maryland received an unpleasant surprise when they arrived.

Jewish cemetery defaced with swastikas

Two swastikas burned into Auschwitz memorial in Grenoble, France

The incident is the second times in recent days that swastikas have been carved into the stone monument using a blowtorch.

Two swastikas burned into Auschwitz memorial in Grenoble, France

Swastikas spray painted on graves at Baltimore Jewish cemetery

Large grounds home to burial plots from over 10 local congregations hit with anti-Semitic vandalism that has since been cleaned up.

Swastikas spray painted on graves at Baltimore Jewish cemetery

15 Denver cars tagged with anti-Semitic, racist graffiti

15 cars were defaced with hate symbols, including swastikas, with one resident reporting two of her car tires were slashed.

15 Denver cars tagged with anti-Semitic, racist graffiti