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California Holocaust memorial fountain overturned for 2nd time in two years

Santa Rosa cemetery memorial to victims of the Holocaust badly damaged for second time in two years.

California Holocaust memorial damaged for 2nd time in two years

Suspect arrested in vandalism of Tucson synagogue

Man arrested for allegedly shattering Arizona synagogue's windows with rocks.

Suspect arrested in vandalism of Tucson synagogue

France: WWII memorial vandalized with anti-COVID pass slogan

Mont Valerien west of Paris vandalized with “Anti Pass” painted in large letters.

France: WWII memorial vandalized with anti-COVID pass slogan

Vandal erases Israel from UK Natural History Museum sign

The British Natural History Museum has responded to complaints that the word “Israel” was erased with a red marker from a display caption.

Vandal erases Israel from UK Natural History Museum sign

Kansas City Chabad house vandalized during Hanukkah

Vandals trash books and papers, destroy electrical wiring and leave water damage requiring extensive repairs.

Kansas City Chabad house vandalized during Hanukkah

Idaho Anne Frank memorial vandalized during Hanukkah

Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial in Boise defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti for second time in the last year.

Idaho Anne Frank memorial vandalized during Hanukkah

Scottish Conservative Party offices defaced with swastikas

Two offices of the Conservative Party in Aberdeen, Scotland were defaced with swastikas.

Scottish Conservative Party offices defaced with swastikasplayer

Vandals spray-paint grave of legendary haredi rabbi

One day before anniversary of legendary rabbi's passing, vandals desecrate his grave with black spray-paint.

Vandals spray-paint grave of legendary haredi rabbi

Holocaust memorial defaced in Oviedo, Spain

Vandalism of Oviedo memorial denounced by the local Jewish community and the EJC, who are both calling for action from Spanish authorities.

Holocaust memorial defaced in Oviedo, Spain

Ohio synagogue vandalized, nearby kosher caterer robbed over two day period

Jewish community in Columbus, Ohio speaking out after being targeted twice within two days in the same area.

Ohio synagogue vandalized, kosher caterer robbed over two days

Canada: Two men convicted of vandalizing synagogue in Ontario

Two men convicted in vandalism of synagogue in Hamilton in 2019. B'nai Brith Canada welcomes conviction.

Canada: Two men convicted of vandalizing synagogue in Ontario

Anti-Semitic vandal defaces South Carolina city event space

Anti-Semitic graffiti was found on parking structure next to popular park and event space in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Anti-Semitic vandal defaces South Carolina city event space

Two San Diego area schools defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti

Vandalism likely took place during Halloween, according to a police report.

Two San Diego area schools defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti

Of desecrated Torahs and Jewish destiny

Why are they working overtime to destroy the Jews and their State, perhaps harder now than at any time in the State of Israel's history?

Of desecrated Torahs and Jewish destiny

Alaska museums express solidarity with Alaska Jewish Museum

Statement of support comes after Alaska Jewish Museum vandalized twice in the past year.

Alaska museums express solidarity with Alaska Jewish Museum

Santa Monica College Chabad rabbi's car defaced with swastika graffiti

Anti-Semitic hate crime being investigated by law enforcement.

Santa Monica College rabbi's car defaced with swastika graffiti

'Arabs have destroyed 80% of archeological sites in Judea and Samaria'

Arabs in Judea and Samaria have undertaken systematic destruction of 3,000 years of Jewish history in Judea and Samaria, NGO reports.

'Arabs destroyed 80% of archeological sites in Judea & Samaria'

Mexican Jewish leader targeted with anti-Semitic vandalism, threats to leave town

President of the Jewish community in Merida, Mexico targeted with anti-Semitic vandalism, threatening calls warning him to leave town.

Mexican Jewish leader targeted with anti-Semitic vandalism

Chicago: Sukkah vandalized in Daley Plaza

Chabad sukkah in heart of Chicago vandalized on first day of Sukkot festival.

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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'

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.

Minnesota Jews targeted by cemetery vandalism, violent threats

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.

NJ town's mayor blames teens for latest swastika vandalism

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.

Canadian politician decries swastika vandalism of her signs

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.

Northern Ireland playground defaced with swastika graffiti

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.

Swastika vandalism of Canadian election signs continues

NY Chabad House in Long Beach vandalized, Torah scrolls stolen

Damage discovered on Saturday night. Police are investigating.

NY Chabad House vandalized, Torah scrolls stolen

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.

Wave of anti-Semitic graffiti hits Canada after election called

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.

Swastika graffiti found on playground in village north of NYC

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.

Swastikas added to 53,000 Wikipedia pages by vandal

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.

Jewish employee of Atlanta autism center targeted with swastika

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.

Alaska Jewish community rallies after anti-Semitic incidents

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.

Shops along stretch of Canadian highway defaced with swastikas

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.

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

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.

Windows of Brooklyn Jewish school smashed with a hammerplayer

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.”

Swastika found on sidewalk in Wayne, New Jersey shocks community

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.

UK man who defaced war memorial with swastika faces jail time

Memorial to Meron disaster victims vandalized

Police investigating after vandals tear down pictures of victims and step on them.

Memorial to Meron disaster victims vandalized

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.

Swastikas spray painted on graves at Baltimore Jewish cemetery

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.

Suspect arrested in Tucson, Arizona Chabad vandalism

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.

In wake of anti-Semitism, Arizona faith leaders form coalition