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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
Swastikas painted on monuments for Holocaust victims in Ukraine and Russia

Swastikas painted on monuments for Holocaust victims in Ukraine and Russia

In three separate incidents this week, swastikas were painted on two monuments for Holocaust victims in Ukraine and another one in Russia.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 18/09/2020 22:14
Activists chant, 'Death to America' - in Manhattan

Activists chant, 'Death to America' - in Manhattan

In Manhattan, activists smash windows, shout 'Death to America!'Dalit Halevi, 06/09/2020 00:29
Watch: Vandalism spree by Black Bloc in Sacramento, California

Watch: Vandalism spree by Black Bloc in Sacramento, California

Black Bloc vandals smash windows, draw graffiti at several sites in Sacramento, California.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2020 15:26
Arabs vandalize Jewish-owned cars in Jerusalem

Arabs vandalize Jewish-owned cars in Jerusalem

'Jerusalem is ours' spray painted on Jewish-owned vehicles in French Hill neighborhood of the capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2020 19:21
‘Free Palestine’ graffiti sprayed on Austrian synagogue

‘Free Palestine’ graffiti sprayed on Austrian synagogue

In Graz, city's only synagogue vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 22/08/2020 20:29
More than 30 headstones damaged at South African Jewish cemetery

More than 30 headstones damaged at South African Jewish cemetery

Community intends to restore headstones, then lay them flat, burial society head says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 22/08/2020 20:25
New Battle in Britain: Palestinian Arabs fight against 'Elbit'

New Battle in Britain: Palestinian Arabs fight against 'Elbit'

Group of pro-Palestinian Authority activists promises to continue breaking law in efforts to harm Israeli company Elbit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2020 11:11
Pennsylvania synagogue vandalized with swastika graffiti

Pennsylvania synagogue vandalized with swastika graffiti

Police in Harrisburg are investigating vandalism with swastikas on the Kesher Israel Synagogue in Harrisburg. Subscribe to WArutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2020 10:54
Front window of New Mexico Holocaust Museum smashed by vandal

Front window of New Mexico Holocaust Museum smashed by vandal

The front window of the New Mexico Holocaust Museum in downtown Albuquerque was shattered in an act of vandalism. Marcy Oster, JTA, 05/08/2020 21:35
Arab destroys memorial honoring terror victim in Jerusalem's Old City

Arab destroys memorial honoring terror victim in Jerusalem's Old City

Arab teen arrested, interrogated, on suspicion of vandalizing memorial honoring terror victim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/08/2020 10:51
Germany: Train station vandalized with anti-Israel graffiti

Germany: Train station vandalized with anti-Israel graffiti

Police investigate after vandals spray anti-Israel graffiti on train station wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/07/2020 13:11
Florida: Man who vandalized Reform synagogues charged

Florida: Man who vandalized Reform synagogues charged

Florida man will be charged with vandalism of 2 Reform synagogues in Sarasota.Marcy Oster, JTA, 28/07/2020 08:11
Ontario: Police apologize for misinformation suggesting support of Nazism

Ontario: Police apologize for misinformation suggesting support of Nazism

Ontario police apologize for treating vandalized monument to Nazi collaborators as a hate crime.Marcy Oster, JTA, 20/07/2020 09:14
France: Dozens of gravestones vandalized with swastikas

France: Dozens of gravestones vandalized with swastikas

About 20 gravestones in cemetery in Aude region vandalized with swastikas and the words “Death to Jews”.Elad Benari, 16/07/2020 06:06
Suspect arrested in vandalism of Israel’s Donald Trump Square

Suspect arrested in vandalism of Israel’s Donald Trump Square

Police arrest suspect following vandalism of Donald Trump Square in Petah Tikva to protest sovereignty plan.Marcy Oster, JTA, 15/07/2020 08:12
Hand-washing fountain and maintenance trailer damaged at Santa Rosa Jewish cemetery

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

Fountain in California dedicated to Holocaust survivors toppled and smashed.Marcy Oster, JTA, 19/06/2020 08:00