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Russian shelling damages Jewish cemetery in Ukraine where pogrom victims are buried

Hlukhiv cemetery where victims of 1918 pogrom are buried damaged in ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine.

Russian shelling damages Jewish cemetery in Ukraine

Gwyneth Paltrow funds signboard at Jewish cemetery in Poland

Gwyneth Paltrow funds historical signboard at her Jewish ancestors’ cemetery in Poland.

Gwyneth Paltrow funds signboard at Jewish cemetery in Poland

Belgrade Jewish cemetery building attacked, axe thrown through window

European Jewish Association Chairman expresses solidarity with community, takes matter up with Serbian Minister of Internal Affairs.

Belgrade Jewish cemetery attacked, axe thrown through window

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

Threats to St. Louis Park synagogue 'will not diminish the Jewish community'

Investigation is ongoing, but timeframe of threat has passed, St. Louis Park synagogue managing director says.

Threats to synagogue 'will not diminish the Jewish community'

Vilnius Jewish cemetery defaced with swastika on Rosh Hashanah

Hate symbol was immediately removed from the Old Jewish Cemetery but shortly after was found again on the same sign.

Vilnius Jewish cemetery defaced with swastika on Rosh Hashanah

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

Lithuanian government shelves plans to build on cemetery

Lithuania abandons plan to build conference center atop former Jewish cemetery.

Lithuanian government shelves plans to build on cemetery

Historic 200-year old Cincinnati Jewish cemetery gets renovation

The restoration is in preparation for the upcoming Cincinnati Jewish community bicentennial celebration taking place in September.

Historic 200-year old Cincinnati Jewish cemetery gets renovation

'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

Volunteers restore historic Jewish cemetery in Budapest

Kozma Street Cemetery, which has fallen into disrepair over the years, is one of the largest Jewish cemeteries in the world.

Volunteers restore historic Jewish cemetery in Budapest

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

Jewish cemetery defaced with swastikas

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

Jewish cemetery defaced with swastikas

Renovators find pre-war ritual burial facility at neglected Jewish cemetery near Moldova.

Renovators find a ritual burial facility last used in 1931 at a neglected Jewish cemetery near Moldova.

Pre-war ritual facility found at neglected 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

Sudan's only Jewish cemetery restored

Historic Jewish cemetery in Khartoum restored by Canadian expat who works in Africa.

Sudan's only Jewish cemetery restored

A Dutch Jewish cemetery has become a Black pilgrimage site

Black community creates memorial day for slave buried in Dutch Jewish cemetery. 'It's about respecting another person's belief.'

A Dutch Jewish cemetery has become a Black pilgrimage site

Swastika painted at Jewish cemetery near Auschwitz

SS symbol, swastika scrawled on wall of Jewish cemetery in Oświęcim, Poland near site of infamous Nazi death camp.

Swastika painted at Jewish cemetery near Auschwitz

Jewish cemetery in Michigan vandalized

Reg graffiti including words “TRUMP” and “MAGA” discovered on gravestones at 100-year-old Jewish cemetery in Grand Rapids.

Jewish cemetery in Michigan vandalized

Man who desecrated Jewish graves in Denmark sent to prison

39-year-old man with neo-Nazi sympathies sentenced to a year in prison for desecrating Jewish cemetery in Randers.

Man who desecrated Jewish graves in Denmark sent to prison

Prague: Headstones used as paving stones identified in central square

As central Prague square receives new look, workers rip up paving stones made of Jewish desecrated Jewish headstones.

Prague: Headstones used as pavement identified in central square

Germany: Two suspects arrested after Jewish cemetery vandalized

Two men aged 21 and 33 arrested for allegedly knocking over 40 tombstones in a Jewish cemetery in western Geilenkirchen.

Germany: Two suspects arrested after Jewish cemetery vandalized

Again: Headstones vandalized at Jewish cemetery in Slovakia

More than 20 headstones vandalized at Jewish cemetery in northern Slovakia, the second such incident in a week.

Again: Headstones vandalized at Jewish cemetery in Slovakiaplayer

Floods sweep away graves at Beirut's only Jewish cemetery

Floodwater destroys retaining wall at the graveyard in the Ras al-Nabaa district of Beirut, sweeping away entire graves.

Beirut floodwaters sweep away Jewish graves

Gravestones desecrated in Slovakia Jewish cemetery

Vandals desecrate 59 graves in 18th-century Jewish cemetery in northern Slovakia.

Gravestones desecrated in Slovakia Jewish cemetery

Jewish Agency emissary shocked: Grandma's tombstone vandalized

Tombstone of great grandmother of head of the Jewish Agency’s delegation in France among those vandalized in Westhoffen cemetery.

Jewish Agency emissary shocked: Grandma's tombstone vandalized

Denmark: Two suspects arrested in vandalism of Jewish cemetery

Two men, aged 27 and 38, arrested on suspicion of vandalism of gravestones in Jewish section of cemetery in Randers.

Denmark: Two suspects arrested in vandalism of Jewish cemetery

Omaha: Dozens of headstones toppled at Jewish cemetery

Police request public's aid in locating perpetrators after vandals topple, break, headstones at Omaha cemetery.

Omaha: Dozens of headstones toppled at Jewish cemetery

Headstones smashed at British Jewish cemetery

Four headstones smashed at disused Jewish cemetery east of London. Police investigating possible anti-Semitic attack.

Headstones smashed at British Jewish cemetery

Jewish cemetery vandalized in Buenos Aires

Visitors to the cemetery shocked to discover that the surrounding wall was severely damaged, gravestones were smashed and some stolen.

Jewish cemetery vandalized in Buenos Aires

Jewish cemetery vandalized in Czech Republic

One headstone smashed, obscene drawing etched on several others at Jewish cemetery in Osoblaha.

Jewish cemetery vandalized in Czech Republic

Dublin seeks to reopen Ireland’s oldest Jewish cemetery

Dublin City Council hopes to renovate and reopen Ballybough Cemetery, closed since 1978.

Dublin seeks to reopen Ireland’s oldest Jewish cemetery

Havana restoring oldest Jewish cemetery in Cuba

City of Havana restoring first Jewish cemetery in Cuba for city's 500th anniversary.

Havana restoring oldest Jewish cemetery in Cuba

Anti-Semitic graffiti found at Jewish cemetery in Poland

Jewish cemetery in southern Poland vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti referencing Holocaust.

Anti-Semitic graffiti found at Jewish cemetery in Poland

Ukraine Jewish cemetery gets protective fence with German funds

European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative announces fencing of 16th century Buchach Cemetary.

Ukraine Jewish cemetery gets protective fence with German funds

Jews’ headstones smashed in Greek city

Tombstones smashed in Trikala, where only 10 Jews survived the Holocaust, some of those rescued by Prince William's great-grandmother.

Jews’ headstones smashed in Greek city