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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
Swastikas drawn on street in front of New Orleans Jewish cemetery

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.Marcy Oster, JTA, 10/06/2020 08:03
Loans offered to businesses vandalized during violent protests in Los Angeles

Loans offered to businesses vandalized during violent protests in Los Angeles

‘Looting loss loans available immediately,’ Jewish Free Loan Association tells Los Angeles residents.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 03/06/2020 09:07
Torah scrolls desecrated in Yerucham

Torah scrolls desecrated in Yerucham

Vandals break into synagogue, yeshiva, desecrating Torah scrolls and causing hundreds of millions in damage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/05/2020 13:29
Palestinian Authority paves over Hasmonean fortress, destroying remains of ancient wall

Palestinian Authority paves over Hasmonean fortress, destroying remains of ancient wall

After declaring ancient Hasmonean fortress a 'Palestinian Heritage Site', PA paves over the fortress, destroying remains of wall, cisterns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2020 11:15
Syrian vandalizes Amsterdam kosher restaurant a second time

Syrian vandalizes Amsterdam kosher restaurant a second time

Syrian who in 2017 broke into kosher restaurant in Amsterdam arrested again for smashing its windows while holding a lighter.Elad Benari, Canada, 08/05/2020 23:44
Monument to the 'Convoy of 35' desecrated

Monument to the 'Convoy of 35' desecrated

New monument to convoy of Palmach fighters who were killed while attempting to reinforce Gush Etzion during War of Independence vandalized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2020 18:02
Synagogue in Alabama vandalized on first night of Passover

Synagogue in Alabama vandalized on first night of Passover

Synagogue in Huntsville, Alabama vandalized on the first night of Passover with neo-Nazi graffiti.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/04/2020 07:23
Vandalism of Maryland synagogue captured on camera

Vandalism of Maryland synagogue captured on camera

Maryland synagogue spray-painted with swastikas and hate messages.Marcy Oster, JTA, 03/04/2020 09:43
Toronto: Jewish store closed due to coronavirus is vandalized

Toronto: Jewish store closed due to coronavirus is vandalized

Aleph Bet Judaica, closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, has its door smashed and cash taken.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/04/2020 08:12
Jewish cemetery vandalized in Hungary

Jewish cemetery vandalized in Hungary

Gravestones in Jewish cemetery of Kiskunfélegyháza were pushed over and severely damaged earlier this month.Ben Ariel, 17/03/2020 05:06
Watch: Jewish student teaches mezuzah thief a lesson

Watch: Jewish student teaches mezuzah thief a lesson

Maddy Gun, Jewish student and member of Chabad on Campus at MSU, had her mezuzah ripped of her doorpost. This is what she did.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2020 21:43
Red paint found on synagogue in Finland

Red paint found on synagogue in Finland

Speckles and blotches of paint found on facade of synagogue in Turku, 70 miles of Helsinki.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/01/2020 04:38
Slovakia: Vandalism at Jewish cemetery caused by children

Slovakia: Vandalism at Jewish cemetery caused by children

Police in Slovakia say five boys aged 9 to 12 are responsible for vandalism of Jewish cemetery in Slovakia in mid-December.Ben Ariel, 22/01/2020 05:30
Holocaust monument defaced in Ukraine

Holocaust monument defaced in Ukraine

Monument to victims of the Holocaust found defaced in city of Kryvyi Rih, just over a week before International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Elad Benari, 20/01/2020 03:15
Italian police arrest suspected synagogue vandal caught on video

Italian police arrest suspected synagogue vandal caught on video

Police in Trieste, Italy use security camera footage to identify synagogue vandal, leading to his arrest.JTA, 16/01/2020 22:56
Vandal paints swastika on stairs of Nebraska synagogue, then takes a picture of his work

Vandal paints swastika on stairs of Nebraska synagogue, then takes a picture of his work

Security camera footage shows vandal painted swastika on synagogue - then took a photograph of his work.Marcy Oster, JTA, 16/01/2020 18:47