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Massachusetts small town park vandalized with Nazi graffiti

Massachusetts small town park vandalized with Nazi graffiti

Lynnfield officials condemn graffiti and glorification of Nazi imagery, state that they are confidence police will catch those responsible.Dan Verbin, Canada, 23/07/2021 19:40
Jewish students at Syracuse University hit with egg, verbally attacked

Jewish students at Syracuse University hit with egg, verbally attacked

The university is investigating after the students were approached on Saturday night by an SUV and then assaulted.Dan Verbin, 12/07/2021 14:38
Suspected attacker of Boston rabbi faces additional hate crime offenses

Suspected attacker of Boston rabbi faces additional hate crime offenses

Man charged with stabbing rabbi outside Jewish school in Boston now faces additional hate crime offenses.Elad Benari, 09/07/2021 05:36
Jewish man assaulted, hit with wooden plank in Williamsburg, NY

Jewish man assaulted, hit with wooden plank in Williamsburg, NY

25-year old man was the victim of anti-Semitic threats that escalated into a physical attack; police are still searching for the suspect.Dan Verbin, 08/07/2021 20:00
Martin Luther King statue in California park defaced with Nazi symbols

Martin Luther King statue in California park defaced with Nazi symbols

MLK statue at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Long Beach, CA covered in swastika and SS bolts, graffiti being investigated as a hate crime.Dan Verbin, 08/07/2021 14:57
Boston rabbi stabbed nine times, 24-year old suspect in police custody

Boston rabbi stabbed nine times, 24-year old suspect in police custody

A Chabad rabbi is in stable condition after being stabbed nine times. Suspect identified by police as 24-year old Khaled Awad.Dan Verbin, 02/07/2021 16:04
15 cars on Denver street tagged with anti-Semitic, racist graffiti

15 cars on Denver street 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.Dan Verbin, 01/07/2021 21:33
Man arrested for painting swastikas on light poles in Baltimore waterfront district

Man arrested for painting swastikas on light poles in Baltimore waterfront district

Local councillor is urging authorities to upgrade charges to a hate crime.Dan Verbin, 01/07/2021 21:03
Ohio man pleads guilty to anti-Semitic harassement of Jewish neighbors

Ohio man pleads guilty to anti-Semitic harassement of Jewish neighbors

66-year old Columbus man had verbally harassed and threatened couple with anti-Semitic slurs and taunts about the Holocaust.Dan Verbin, 30/06/2021 16:39
Teens sought after swastika spray painted on Brooklyn tree

Teens sought after swastika spray painted on Brooklyn tree

Sunday incident, condemned by area politicians and Gov. Cuomo, being investigated as a state level hate crime., 30/06/2021 15:49
Swastika stickers found on Goldman Sachs and Verizon buildings in NYC

Swastika stickers found on Goldman Sachs and Verizon buildings in NYC

Two suspects caught on camera plastering hateful stickers comparing Israel to the Nazis on two large officer towers in Battery Park City.Dan Verbin, 29/06/2021 16:54
Anti-Israel message written on sand in Myrtle Beach turned into message of love

Anti-Israel message written on sand in Myrtle Beach turned into message of love

Myrtle Beach Police Department investigating anti-Israel message written on beach next to tourist hotel on Monday.Dan Verbin, 29/06/2021 14:52
14-year old boy arrested in connection with May Times Square attack on Jewish man

14-year old boy arrested in connection with May Times Square attack on Jewish man

During Times Square anti-Semitic gang attack, Jewish man was punched, kicked, hit with his own crutches and pepper sprayed.Dan Verbin, Canada, 25/06/2021 22:02
Pittsburgh Jewish org issues warning after multiple attacks

Pittsburgh Jewish org issues warning after multiple attacks

After string of attacks against local Orthodox Jews in June, including a serious hospitalization, local Federation warns Jews to be careful.Dan Verbin, 23/06/2021 22:18
Hate crime in LA: Jewish child punched on Melrose Avenue

Hate crime in LA: Jewish child punched on Melrose Avenue

After assailant is arrested, another man comes to his defense and threatens to kill the boy's entire family.Dan Verbin, 16/06/2021 14:54
Brooklyn Jewish man robbed, has kippah stolen by three men on motorcycles

Brooklyn Jewish man robbed, has kippah stolen by three men on motorcycles

Hate crime victim accosted in Williamsburg by anti-Semitic bikers who demand his money, then steal his kippah before riding off.Dan Verbin, 14/06/2021 16:37
Two French Jewish communities and mayor receive death threats

Two French Jewish communities and mayor receive death threats

Letters sent to mayor and Jewish communities in southern France threatens terror attack against synagogues.Dan Verbin, Canada, 11/06/2021 23:19
Jewish man threatened with anti-Semitic slurs outside NYC yeshiva

Jewish man threatened with anti-Semitic slurs outside NYC yeshiva

Suspect caught on video being sought by NYPD for aggravated harassment, NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force investigating.Dan Verbin, 11/06/2021 17:56
Man violently trashes Flatbush, NY kosher restaurant, assaults Jews

Man violently trashes Flatbush, NY kosher restaurant, assaults Jews

As he is being held down outside kosher restaurant until police arrive, man says that he doesn't like Jewish people.Dan Verbin, 10/06/2021 18:03
Canada: Four members of Muslim family killed in 'hate crime' attack

Canada: Four members of Muslim family killed in 'hate crime' attack

Canadian police, President Tradeau claiming a hit-and-run attack killing 4 members of the same family Sunday was premeditated hate crime.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2021 09:43
Three men indicted on 64 counts for Brooklyn anti-Semitic crimes

Three men indicted on 64 counts for Brooklyn anti-Semitic crimes

Men accused of physically assaulting two Jewish teens before harassing and spitting at members of a synagogue.Dan Verbin, 08/06/2021 22:16
Young Jewish Boys in LA attacked with paintballs on Shabbat

Young Jewish Boys in LA attacked with paintballs on Shabbat

While walking home from services, car drives up and shoots paintballs at them, hitting 11 year-old boy in the chest.Dan Verbin, 02/06/2021 17:59
NY state senator urges passage of his anti-Semitism bill

NY state senator urges passage of his anti-Semitism bill

Senator Joseph Griffo says that his legislation would offer additional protections against anti-Semitic attacks.Dan Verbin, Canada, 28/05/2021 23:00
Florida Holocaust Museum graffiti a hate crime, say police

Florida Holocaust Museum graffiti a hate crime, say police

State's Holocaust museum defaced with anti-Semitic slur and swastikas between Wednesday night and Thursday morning.Dan Verbin, 27/05/2021 21:24
Jewish EMT from NYC beaten in Las Vegas by Palestinian man

Jewish EMT from NYC beaten in Las Vegas by Palestinian man

In anti-Jewish hate crime, Jewish man on vacation accosted by man "from Palestine" who shoves his face, causing him to hit his head.Dan Verbin, 27/05/2021 18:16
67-year old Jewish man punched in the face in front of Brooklyn synagogue

67-year old Jewish man punched in the face in front of Brooklyn synagogue

20-year old attacker also yells anti-Semitic insults, arrested nearby, charged with hate crime assault.Dan Verbin, 26/05/2021 16:36
Vandal who wrote “Free Palestine” on multiple Flatbush construction sites arrested

Vandal who wrote “Free Palestine” on multiple Flatbush construction sites arrested

Older woman apprehended for hate graffiti spree through heavily Jewish area of Brooklyn.Dan Verbin, 24/05/2021 21:43
Two men arrested for possible hate crime against Montreal Jews

Two men arrested for possible hate crime against Montreal Jews

Police make arrests after men observed driving around threatening Jewish residents, hate crime unit investigating.Dan Verbin, 20/05/2021 15:46
Pro-Palestinian activists vandalize Illinois synagogue

Pro-Palestinian activists vandalize Illinois synagogue

Damage to synagogue in Skokie being investigated as a hate crime. Two suspects caught on camera.Dan Verbin, 20/05/2021 14:45
Two men arrested in connection with attack of rabbi near London

Two men arrested in connection with attack of rabbi near London

The suspects, aged 18 and 25, arrested in connection with what police described as "a religiously aggravated assault".Elad Benari, 20/05/2021 05:33
Maine college defaced with anti-Israel hate graffiti

Maine college defaced with anti-Israel hate graffiti

Graffiti and flyers being treated as potential hate crime triggering state investigation.Dan Verbin, 12/05/2021 21:51
Sacramento woman suing BLM for posting 'fake hate messages'

Sacramento woman suing BLM for posting 'fake hate messages'

Texas woman suing BLM for thousands of dollars in a libel lawsuit after organization posts 'hate messages' originating from her account.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/05/2021 14:28
After Efraim Gordon's murder, are Jews still safe in America?

After Efraim Gordon's murder, are Jews still safe in America?

Hashtag #JusticeForEfraim is now trending on Twitter, but American Jewish activists worry that the story will get lost in the news cycle.Dan Verbin, 07/05/2021 18:52
Antisemitic threat emailed to U of Wyoming staffer

Antisemitic threat emailed to U of Wyoming staffer

Offensive email to be investigated as a "violence in the workplace" hate crime against manager of academic advising.Dan Verbin, 06/05/2021 20:29
Antisemitic hate group's flyers found in St. Petersburg, FL

Antisemitic hate group's flyers found in St. Petersburg, FL

California group that previously spray painted "Communism is Judaism" in Miami now targeting St. Petersburg and Tampa Bay.Dan Verbin, 05/05/2021 21:44
NY man pleads guilty to antisemitic death threat charges

NY man pleads guilty to antisemitic death threat charges

Man had for a period of two years sent antisemitic threatening communications to a Jewish resident of Connecticut.Dan Verbin, 29/04/2021 21:26
Senate passes legislation to improve hate crime reporting

Senate passes legislation to improve hate crime reporting

US Senate passes bill helping law enforcement respond to hate crimes.Ben Sales, JTA, 26/04/2021 07:09
NYPD creates hate crime panel to include bereaved Hasidic mother

NYPD creates hate crime panel to include bereaved Hasidic mother

Hasidic woman whose son was murdered by terrorists to be included on new NYPD hate crime advisory panel.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 21/04/2021 13:32
Dolls and red paint: Suspected hate crime outside Swedish synagogue

Dolls and red paint: Suspected hate crime outside Swedish synagogue

Baby dolls splashed with red paint strung outside Swedish synagogue in suspected Passover hate crime.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 01/04/2021 08:16
Woman indicted on hate crime charge in subway attack on Israeli college student

Woman indicted on hate crime charge in subway attack on Israeli college student

Woman seen on video verbally and physically attacking an Israeli college student on the New York City subway indicted.Marcy Oster, JTA, 10/03/2020 11:00
Arab Israeli town vandalized in suspected hate crime

Arab Israeli town vandalized in suspected hate crime

Tires punctured on 150 cars, graffiti scrawled in Arab Israeli town in northern Israel in apparent hate crime.AFP, 11/02/2020 12:11
Federal hate crime charges for Brooklyn woman arrested for slapping Jewish women

Federal hate crime charges for Brooklyn woman arrested for slapping Jewish women

Brooklyn woman who assaulted three Jewish women last month - before being quickly released from jail - now faces federal hate crime charges.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 29/01/2020 07:44
Suspected hate crime in Jerusalem

Suspected hate crime in Jerusalem

Mosque in Beit Safafa set on fire, graffiti found on its walls. Police investigating.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/01/2020 06:38
Man charged with hate crime for yelling at Jewish couple in New York City

Man charged with hate crime for yelling at Jewish couple in New York City

55-year-old man with 5 prior arrests charged with hate crime for cursing Jewish couple near Times Square.Marcy Oster, JTA, 20/01/2020 07:37
Monsey stabber charged with hate crimes

Monsey stabber charged with hate crimes

Federal prosecutors charge Grafton Thomas with 5 hate crimes after he broke into synagogue, stabbed 5 people.Gary Willig, 30/12/2019 20:21
Two Jewish teens attacked in Brooklyn

Two Jewish teens attacked in Brooklyn

Attack in Crown Heights occurred on November 11 but reported by police this week.Ben Ariel, 29/11/2019 03:36
University: White supremacist posters aren't a hate crime

University: White supremacist posters aren't a hate crime

University of Oregon accused of not reporting anti-Semitic incidents.JTA Staff, 02/11/2019 18:15
Jewish man slapped and called ‘dirty Jew’ in Brooklyn

Jewish man slapped and called ‘dirty Jew’ in Brooklyn

Incident, which took place in Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, being investigated as a hate crime.Marcy Oster, JTA, 13/10/2019 14:16
Father-in-law of singer Benny Friedman hit in head with brick

Father-in-law of singer Benny Friedman hit in head with brick

Rabbi assaulted in Brooklyn, losing multiple teeth after being struck by brick. Police treating attack as hate crime.Laura E. Adkins, JTA, 28/08/2019 07:28
London: Man shoves baby stroller, calls parents 'dirty Jews'

London: Man shoves baby stroller, calls parents 'dirty Jews'

Police investigating incident in which a young man hurled an object in the direction of a Jewish family and called them "dirty Jews".Ben Ariel, 07/08/2019 04:13
NY man hurls phone at train after anti-Semitic attack

NY man hurls phone at train after anti-Semitic attack

After a vicious anti-Semitic rant at a Brooklyn subway stop, the suspect snatches the victim's phone to destroy the evidence of his attack.Sara Rubenstein, 15/06/2019 22:09
Police believe actor paid assailants in fake hate crime

Police believe actor paid assailants in fake hate crime

Chicago police now believe attack on actor Jussie Smollett by Nigerian men in 'Make America Great Again' hats was elaborate hoax.Marcy Oster, JTA, 18/02/2019 09:44
Jewish teen beaten by gang in Brooklyn

Jewish teen beaten by gang in Brooklyn

19-year-old Orthodox Jewish man assaulted by gang in suspected hate crime in Crown Heights.David Rosenberg, 14/01/2019 10:33
Ohio man convicted of anti-Semitic attack - for beating non-Jew

Ohio man convicted of anti-Semitic attack - for beating non-Jew

33-year-old Ohio man convicted of hate crime after he beat victim he believed was Jewish. 'I want to kill all the Jews,' assailant said.Marcy Oster, JTA, 20/12/2018 15:26
Somali refugee charged in ramming attack on Orthodox Jews in LA

Somali refugee charged in ramming attack on Orthodox Jews in LA

Police found knife, Koran in car after 32-year-old Somalian refugee drove from Seattle to LA, attempted to run down Jews.David Rosenberg, 28/11/2018 11:20
MK Moses: Pig's head an incitement

MK Moses: Pig's head an incitement

MK Moses speaks strongly against anti-semitic act on a synagogue in Ramat Hasharon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/11/2018 02:14
17-year-old charged over Toronto anti-Semitic incident

17-year-old charged over Toronto anti-Semitic incident

Toronto Police charge 17-year-old boy in connection with hate crime against four Jewish teenagers in North York.Elad Benari, 15/11/2018 02:05