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Chicago: Sukkah vandalized in Daley Plaza

Chicago: Sukkah vandalized in Daley Plaza

Chabad sukkah in heart of Chicago vandalized on first day of Sukkot festival.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2021 10:15
Threats to St. Louis Park synagogue 'will not diminish the Jewish community'

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.Lonny Goldsmith, Lev Gringauz, JTA, 14/09/2021 08:43
Minnesota Jews targeted by cemetery vandalism, violent threats during Rosh Hashanah week

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.Dan Verbin, 13/09/2021 16:11
NJ town's mayor blames teens for latest swastika vandalism

NJ town's mayor blames teens for latest swastika vandalism

Westfield has been the target of multiple swastika vandalism incidents over the last few years.Dan Verbin, Canada, 03/09/2021 20:01
Canadian politician decries swastika vandalism of her signs

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.Dan Verbin, 01/09/2021 20:13
Northern Ireland playground defaced with swastikas and vulgar graffiti

Northern Ireland playground defaced with swastikas and vulgar graffiti

Swastikas graffiti comes amid a rise in swastika graffiti vandalism incidents across the UK in the last year.Dan Verbin, 31/08/2021 22:49
Swastika vandalism of Canadian election signs continues

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.Dan Verbin, 30/08/2021 16:36
NY Chabad House in Long Beach vandalized, Torah scrolls stolen

NY Chabad House in Long Beach vandalized, Torah scrolls stolen

Damage discovered on Saturday night. Police are investigating.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/08/2021 22:27
Wave of anti-Semitic graffiti hits Canada after federal election called

Wave of anti-Semitic graffiti hits Canada after federal election called

This week has seen the Jewish community targeted multiple times, with signs, a synagogue, baseball field, school and parked car defaced.Dan Verbin, 19/08/2021 22:42
Swastika graffiti found on playground in village north of NYC

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.Dan Verbin, 17/08/2021 17:17
Swastikas added to 53,000 Wikipedia pages by vandal

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.Dan Verbin, 17/08/2021 16:33
Jewish employee of Atlanta autism center targeted with swastika

Jewish employee of Atlanta autism center targeted with swastika

Vandalism and hate graffiti also singled out African American employees, destroyed glass door and vending machines.Dan Verbin, 17/08/2021 07:44
Alaska Jewish community rallies after anti-Semitic incidents

Alaska Jewish community rallies after anti-Semitic incidents

Jewish community in Anchorage holds event to combat anti-Semitic vandalism of Jewish Museum and rise of anti-Semitism in Alaska.Dan Verbin, 26/07/2021 22:00
Shops along two-mile stretch of Canadian highway defaced with swastikas

Shops along two-mile 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.Dan Verbin, 22/07/2021 18:23
Anti-Semitic graffiti found on back of store in downtown Philadelphia

Anti-Semitic graffiti found on back of store in downtown Philadelphia

Hateful statements on the back of a store in upscale area of the city in the process of being removed.Dan Verbin, 21/07/2021 21:16
Windows of Brooklyn Jewish school smashed with a hammer

Windows of Brooklyn Jewish school smashed with a hammer

Assailant captured on video walking up to the Williamsburg school and smashing the windows multiple times.Dan Verbin, 20/07/2021 17:52
Swastika found on sidewalk in Wayne, New Jersey shocks community

Swastika found on sidewalk in Wayne, New Jersey shocks community

Nazi symbol found on sidewalk in New Jersey township called “affront to our community as a whole.”Dan Verbin, 20/07/2021 16:31
UK man who defaced Welsh war memorial with swastika, Iron Cross faces jail time

UK man who defaced Welsh war memorial with swastika, Iron Cross faces jail time

31-year old Welsh man who defaced memorial with Nazi symbols and offensive messages to be sentenced next month by a crown court.Dan Verbin, 14/07/2021 22:21
Memorial to Meron disaster victims vandalized

Memorial to Meron disaster victims vandalized

Police investigating after vandals tear down pictures of victims and step on them.Gary Willig, 14/07/2021 18:45
Swastikas spray painted on 13 headstones at Baltimore Jewish cemetery

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.Dan Verbin, 07/07/2021 16:45
Suspect arrested in Tucson, Arizona Chabad vandalism

Suspect arrested in Tucson, Arizona Chabad vandalism

30-year old man charged with aggravated criminal damage for spray painting swastika and anti-Semitic slur on door of Chabad on River.Dan Verbin, 25/06/2021 15:39
In wake of anti-Semitic incidents, Arizona faith leaders form coalition

In wake of anti-Semitic incidents, Arizona faith leaders form coalition

After two Tucson synagogues were vandalized in a short time span, religious leaders decided to form a coalition to combat Jew hatred.Dan Verbin, 23/06/2021 20:24
Tucson, AZ Jewish community rallies against anti-Semitism

Tucson, AZ Jewish community rallies against anti-Semitism

Candlelight march to show solidarity in the wake of recent anti-Semitic acts of vandalism.Dan Verbin, 15/06/2021 14:25
Harvard police investigating vandalism of Jewish center

Harvard police investigating vandalism of Jewish center

In the last two weeks, Harvard Hillel has been hit twice with anti-Semitic attacks. Harvard president condemns incidents.Dan Verbin, 02/06/2021 14:42
Memorial to Jewish victim of Paris kosher market attack vandalized

Memorial to Jewish victim of Paris kosher market attack vandalized

Local Jewish community leader says that he witnessed the vandalism in progress and called police but they did not respond.Dan Verbin, 26/05/2021 21:03
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
Synagogue door smashed with "small boulder" in Tucson, Arizona

Synagogue door smashed with "small boulder" in Tucson, Arizona

Rock thrown through door leaves visible hole and smashed glass, local Jewish politician and congregation member in shock at the news.Dan Verbin, 21/05/2021 17:55
Swastika carved into glass door of Utah synagogue

Swastika carved into glass door of Utah synagogue

Rabbi of Chabad Lubavitch of Utah says the vandalism is connected to the current unrest in Israel and Gaza.Dan Verbin, 19/05/2021 14:44
"Sad and shocking" anti-Semitic vandalism hits Norwich, UK

"Sad and shocking" anti-Semitic vandalism hits Norwich, UK

Front door of building defaced with phrase "Free Palestine" and swastika.Dan Verbin, Canada, 14/05/2021 20:58
Outrage after Bronx synagogue vandal freed without bail

Outrage after Bronx synagogue vandal freed without bail

Dov Hikind, former NY State Assemblyman, denounces court’s decision as sending a “horrible message.”Dan Verbin, 05/05/2021 21:09
Oregon Holocaust Memorial defaced with swastikas and other neo-Nazi symbols

Oregon Holocaust Memorial defaced with swastikas and other neo-Nazi symbols

Memorial located in Portland covered in neo-Nazi symbols in latest incident of antisemitic vandalism to hit Pacific Northwest city.Dan Verbin, 04/05/2021 14:58
Florida rabbi’s cars vandalized in suspected anti-Semitic attack

Florida rabbi’s cars vandalized in suspected anti-Semitic attack

After both cars damaged and his children traumatized, Rabbi wonders whether he was targeted for being Jewish.Dan Verbin, 03/05/2021 21:15
Suspect arrested in vandalism against Riverdale synagogues

Suspect arrested in vandalism against Riverdale synagogues

Man arrested after 4 synagogues repeatedly targeted with rock-throwing, vandalismArutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 12:02
NYPD releases new footage of Bronx synagogue vandal suspect

NYPD releases new footage of Bronx synagogue vandal suspect

Hate Crimes Unit posts video of suspect to social media, asking for help in identifying the individual.Dan Verbin, 29/04/2021 22:41
Synagogue vandal in the Bronx strikes again

Synagogue vandal in the Bronx strikes again

Windows smashed at Riverdale Jewish Center in latest act of vandalism against Jewish targets in the Bronx.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 28/04/2021 07:11
Mural dedicated to Liliana Segre defaced with hate symbol

Mural dedicated to Liliana Segre defaced with hate symbol

The mural in the Italian city of Ariano Irpino was defaced with pro-Mussolini graffiti and a crude attempt at drawing a swastika.Dan Verbin, 28/04/2021 02:37
Cars vandalized, anti-intermarriage slogan scrawled in Arab town

Cars vandalized, anti-intermarriage slogan scrawled in Arab town

'Enough assimilation!' Bedouin town in northern Israel targeted by vandals who punctured tires on dozens of cars, scrawled graffiti.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/04/2021 11:13
Agricultural terror: PA activists destroy Beit El tree orchard

Agricultural terror: PA activists destroy Beit El tree orchard

Resident horrified to find all of his trees uprooted after PA sends activists, left-wing groups to stage provocation outside Beit El.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/04/2021 13:31
B’nai Brith Canada condemns latest Toronto anti-Semitism

B’nai Brith Canada condemns latest Toronto anti-Semitism

B’nai Brith Canada condemns two incidents of anti-Semitic vandalism in the North York district of Toronto.Elad Benari, 01/04/2021 04:59
Toronto bus shelter vandalized with anti-Semitic poster

Toronto bus shelter vandalized with anti-Semitic poster

Investigation underway after bus shelter in Toronto vandalized with poster promoting anti-Semitic blood libel.Elad Benari, 30/03/2021 06:48
Vandalism at Joshua's Altar

Vandalism at Joshua's Altar

Graffiti slated on historical site only days before the grand opening.Shlomo Witty, 28/03/2021 22:38
Who popped the tires of the hasidic rebbe and city mayor?

Who popped the tires of the hasidic rebbe and city mayor?

Dozens of vehicle owners discover popped tires, damaged vehicles, after Shabbat ends.Michal Levi, 07/03/2021 00:13
Vandalization of Yerevan’s Holocaust memorial a telltale sign of Armenian antisemitism

Vandalization of Yerevan’s Holocaust memorial a telltale sign of Armenian antisemitism

Israel's official acknowledgment of Armenian antisemitism underscored a trend there that often flies under the radar. Op-ed.Paul Miller, 23/02/2021 13:00
2 synagogues vandalized in central Israel

2 synagogues vandalized in central Israel

Vandals desecrate Torah scrolls after breaking into synagogues in Petah Tikva. 'This cannot be tolerated.'David Rosenberg, 18/01/2021 11:01
Jewish homes in London vandalized with red crosses

Jewish homes in London vandalized with red crosses

Homes with mezuzahs in Stamford Hill neighborhood of London vandalized with red crosses.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 15/01/2021 07:18
Montreal synagogue defaced with swastikas

Montreal synagogue defaced with swastikas

Swastikas painted onto doors of Congregation Shaar Hashomayim in Montreal. Suspect also reportedly had a gasoline canister.Elad Benari, 14/01/2021 05:42
Israeli restaurants in Portland hit by vandals

Israeli restaurants in Portland hit by vandals

Three restaurants serving Israeli cuisine in Portland, Oregon vandalized with anti-Israel graffiti.Ben Sales, JTA, 12/01/2021 07:18
Homes of McConnell and Pelosi vandalized

Homes of McConnell and Pelosi vandalized

Homes of Senate Majority Leader and House Speaker were vandalized after Congress fails to approve increase in coronavirus grants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/01/2021 03:36
Brooklyn: Swastika spray painted on Beis Ya'akov high school

Brooklyn: Swastika spray painted on Beis Ya'akov high school

Police searching for two suspects after Orthodox Jewish school vandalized in New York City with swastika.David Rosenberg, 21/12/2020 11:19
Anne Frank memorial in Idaho defaced with swastikas

Anne Frank memorial in Idaho defaced with swastikas

Swastikas pasted throughout Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial in Boise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2020 06:37
Greek synagogue and Holocaust monument vandalized

Greek synagogue and Holocaust monument vandalized

'Jesus Wins' spray-painted on walls of synagogue and Holocaust monument in northern Greece.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 07/12/2020 09:38
Jewish cemetery in Michigan vandalized

Jewish cemetery in Michigan vandalized

Reg graffiti including words “TRUMP” and “MAGA” discovered on gravestones at 100-year-old Jewish cemetery in Grand Rapids.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/11/2020 04:04
Man who desecrated Jewish graves in Denmark sent to prison

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.Elad Benari, Canada, 16/10/2020 23:56
Danish Jewish cemetery vandalism allegedly ordered by Swedish neo-Nazi, prosecutors say

Danish Jewish cemetery vandalism allegedly ordered by Swedish neo-Nazi, prosecutors say

Vandalism of a Jewish cemetery in Denmark last year was allegedly ordered by a Swedish neo-Nazi leader.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 15/10/2020 08:09
Man arrested for vandalizing Orthodox synagogue in Brooklyn

Man arrested for vandalizing Orthodox synagogue in Brooklyn

25-year-old man arrested after Orthodox synagogue in Brooklyn vandalized during Sukkot festival.Marcy Oster, JTA, 07/10/2020 09:50
Kosher restaurant in Paris vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti

Kosher restaurant in Paris vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti

“Hitler was right” and “Free Palestine” as well as swastikas spray painted on walls of kosher restaurant in Paris.Elad Benari, Canada, 02/10/2020 23:32
UK: Swastika spray painted on car on Yom Kippur

UK: Swastika spray painted on car on Yom Kippur

'It was like a punch to the gut, we all feel anxious,' says Jewish man who spotted swastika spray painted on car on Yom Kippur.David Rosenberg, 29/09/2020 12:53