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Dozens of graves at Istanbul Jewish cemetery vandalized

36 headstones at Turkish Jewish cemetery damaged by vandals.

Dozens of graves at Istanbul Jewish cemetery vandalized

70 headstones toppled in Winnipeg Jewish cemetery

Community in shock after dozens of headstones in older part of cemetery vandalized.

70 headstones toppled in Winnipeg Jewish cemetery

Jewish gravestones vandalized at cemetery in northern Denmark

Vandalism follows similar incident that occurred three years ago.

Jewish gravestones vandalized at cemetery in northern Denmark

Dozens of Jewish graves in German cemetery desecrated

Large number of Jewish headstones knocked over in cemetery in Saxony-Anhalt, causing significant damage.

Dozens of Jewish graves in German cemetery desecrated

Volunteers guard Jewish cemeteries in northeastern France

Rising antisemitic vandalism in France has led to a program where volunteers guard historic Jewish sites in Alsace region.

Volunteers guard Jewish cemeteries in northeastern France

Dozens of gravestones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Turkey

Destruction was discovered by Rabbi Yisrael Meir Gabbai of the Oholei Tzadikim organization.

Gravestones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Turkey

Christians & Muslims help paint over graffiti at Jewish cemetery

Jews, Christians and Muslims come together to paint over swastikas in Argentinian Jewish cemetery.

Christians & Muslims help paint over graffiti at Jewish cemetery

Argentina: Jewish groups fume at repeated security breaches at cemetery

Thieves caught trying to take over 200 Jewish headstones from Argentine Jewish cemetery.

Jewish groups fume at repeated security breaches at cemetery

Minnesota Jews targeted by cemetery vandalism, violent threats during Rosh Hashanah week

St Louis Park synagogue forced to cancel services and preschool after violent threat while 30 tombstones in St Paul Jewish cemetery toppled.

Minnesota Jews targeted by cemetery vandalism, violent threats

Over 100 headstones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Argentina

Mass vandalism at Tablada Cemetery in the Buenos Aires area discovered just before Rosh Hashannah.

Over 100 headstones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Argentina

'Outrage and resentment' after Greek Jewish cemetery vandalized

Cemetery in city of Ioannina, vandalized multiple times in the past, was found with damage to a tomb.

'Outrage and resentment' after Greek Jewish cemetery vandalized

Children's graves defaced at Jewish cemetery in Chemnitz, Germany

Local police investigating after headstones broken, knocked over by unknown individuals.

Children's graves defaced at Jewish cemetery in Germanyplayer

Swastikas spray painted on 13 headstones 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

Anti-Semitic feces-covered note left at recently vandalized Polish Jewish cemetery

Threatening note left on the gates of the Bielsko-Biała Jewish cemetery less than 2 weeks after 67 of its headstones were vandalized.

Anti-Semitic feces-covered note left at Polish Jewish cemeteryplayer

67 headstones damaged at Jewish cemetery in Poland

19th-century Jewish cemetery vandalized for 3rd time since 2015.

67 headstones damaged at Jewish cemetery in Poland

Danish extremist guilty of Jewish cemetery vandalism

Member of neo-Nazi group sentenced for his part in covering Jewish cemetery in red paint during Passover.

Danish extremist guilty of Jewish cemetery vandalism

Window of Jewish cemetery in Gelsenkirchen, Germany vandalized

Cemetery that was previously vandalized in 2019 has its chapel window broken with rocks.

Window of Jewish cemetery in Gelsenkirchen, Germany vandalized

Headstones smashed at Jewish cemeteries in Ukraine and Romania

2 Jewish cemeteries in Eastern Europe see headstones smashed in anti-Semitic incidents.

Headstones smashed at Jewish cemeteries in Ukraine and Romania

Drunk driver crashes into Jewish cemetery in the UK, damages nine headstones

Incident that caused approximately $20,000 in damages described as "distressing" by the United Synagogue.

Drunk driver crashes into Jewish cemetery, damages headstones

Jewish gravestones vandalized in Belfast cemetery

Ten gravestones, some dating back to the 1870s, were vandalized and toppled at Northern Irish cemetery.

Jewish gravestones vandalized in Belfast cemetery

Infuriating footage from the military cemetery

Extremists may have burned flags, wreaths, at IDF cemetery. 'They're a provocative handful, don't deserve to be called haredim,' MK says.

Infuriating footage from the military cemetery

Dozens of French graves defaced with swastikas

In unusual twist, none of the affected graves belonged to Jews.

Dozens of French graves defaced with swastikas

Headstones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Ukraine

Multiple headstones were destroyed at the Jewish cemetery of Malyn in Ukraine

Headstones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Ukraine

Headstones smashed at Jewish cemeteries in Moldova and Hungary

5 headstones smashed at Moldova cemetery which has been repeatedly targeted in recent years.

Headstones smashed at Jewish cemeteries in Moldova and Hungary

Jewish cemetery desecrated days before Greece neo-Nazi verdict

'Jews out' painted at Jewish cemetery near Athens days before verdict in murder trial of neo-Nazi.

Jewish cemetery desecrated days before Greece neo-Nazi verdict

Tombstones vandalized at 3 Jewish cemeteries in Poland

Third case of vandalism at a Polish Jewish cemetery this month reported in southern Poland, after 20 tombstones damaged.

Tombstones vandalized at 3 Jewish cemeteries in Poland

More than 30 headstones damaged at South African Jewish cemetery

Community intends to restore headstones, then lay them flat, burial society head says.

Headstones damaged at South African Jewish cemetery

Jewish and Black historical cemeteries vandalized in Virginia with Nazi symbol

White nationalist symbols spray-painted at Jewish and African American cemeteries in Virginia.

Virginia: Jewish and Black cemeteries vandalized

Dozens of headstones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Russia

Jewish cemetery in St. Petersburg vandalized. Police investigating case, but have no suspects or security camera footage.

Dozens of headstones smashed at Jewish cemetery in Russia

Jewish cemetery turned into garbage dump

After state builds highway cutting Jewish town of Yarhiv off from its cemetery, Arabs desecrate site, dump garbage and drugs there.

Jewish cemetery turned into garbage dump

France: Dozens of gravestones vandalized with swastikas

About 20 gravestones in cemetery in Aude region vandalized with swastikas and the words “Death to Jews”.

France: Dozens of gravestones vandalized with swastikas

Desecration of ancient German Jewish cemetery: Not anti-Semitism - this time

Police, Jewish community of Worms say vandalism of ancient cemetery was work of crazy person who escaped custody, not anti-Semitism.

Attack on ancient Jewish cemetery: Not anti-Semitism - this time

Germany: Dozens of Jewish graves destroyed in ancient cemetery in Worms

Ancient Jewish cemetery in Worms, Germany vandalized, with dozens of graves shattered and desecrated.

Germany: Dozens of Jewish graves destroyed in ancient cemetery

Hand-washing fountain and maintenance trailer damaged at Santa Rosa Jewish cemetery

Fountain in California dedicated to Holocaust survivors toppled and smashed.

Vandalism at California cemetery

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.

Jewish cemetery in Poland vandalized

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.

Swastikas drawn in front of New Orleans Jewish cemetery

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.

Arrest in desecration of slain soldier's grave

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.

Signs of digging at grave of slain soldier

Jewish cemetery in Bulgaria vandalized

Gravestones toppled, broken in 19th century Jewish cemetery in Shoumen.

Jewish cemetery in Bulgaria vandalized

Jewish cemetery in southwest France vandalized

Significant damage done to a dozen graves in Jewish cemetery of Bayonne.

Jewish cemetery in southwest France vandalized