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Vilnius Jewish cemetery defaced with swastika on Rosh Hashanah

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.Dan Verbin, 10/09/2021 15:55
Massachusetts synagogue vandalized with Nazi symbols

Massachusetts synagogue vandalized with Nazi symbols

Swastikas carved into sign of Temple Beth Sholom in Framingham, Massachusetts shortly after Rosh Hashanah.Dan Verbin, 09/09/2021 22:57
Jewish New Mexico couple's home targeted with swastika

Jewish New Mexico couple's home targeted with swastika

Couple believes they were targeted for being Jewish but with no leads, police unable to launch hate crime investigation.Dan Verbin, 06/09/2021 18:13
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
Swastika graffitied on police station 24-hrs after Australian state bans swastika displays

Swastika graffitied on police station 24-hrs after Australian state bans swastika displays

Less than a day after state of Victoria banned public displays of the Nazi symbol, a Melbourne police station was tagged with a swastika.Dan Verbin, 03/09/2021 17:45
Australian state of Victoria bans public display of swastika

Australian state of Victoria bans public display of swastika

"This ban will go a long way toward taking away the symbol that extreme nationalists hide behind."Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2021 16:14
Majority of Finnish parties support banning Nazi symbols

Majority of Finnish parties support banning Nazi symbols

Discussion about banning swastika comes after Finnish court throws out case against men accused of flying Nazi flag during a 2018 parade.Dan Verbin, 01/09/2021 22:09
Swastika carved into playground slide at Long Island, NY school

Swastika carved into playground slide at Long Island, NY school

After incident discovered, school district contacted county hate crimes unit.Dan Verbin, 01/09/2021 21:41
Hidden stockpile of Nazi items found 76 years later in wall of German house

Hidden stockpile of Nazi items found 76 years later in wall of German house

Experts hope items will shed light on obscure Nazi welfare organization that distributed looted Jewish property to Germans.Dan Verbin, 01/09/2021 16:37
UK 'Bargain Hunt' contestant slammed for auction of Nazi items

UK 'Bargain Hunt' contestant slammed for auction of Nazi items

Tim Weeks, a frequent contestant on the show, took down the Nazi items for sale at his auction house after being criticized for the sale.Dan Verbin, 31/08/2021 19:23
Finnish court throws out charges against swastika flag wavers

Finnish court throws out charges against swastika flag wavers

Case against 5 men accused of flying Nazi flag during Independence Day parade will be taken to higher court by state prosecutor.Dan Verbin, 31/08/2021 15:57
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
Swastika spray painted on Jewish family's garage in Cape Code, Massachusetts

Swastika spray painted on Jewish family's garage in Cape Code, Massachusetts

Jewish residents worry the incident might be written off as a prank by kids the way similar anti-Semitic graffiti has been in the past.Dan Verbin, 27/08/2021 17:22
Another Canadian candidate’s election sign defaced with a swastika

Another Canadian candidate’s election sign defaced with a swastika

Liberal candidate for Surrey, British Columbia riding called vandalism of his sign "intolerable."Dan Verbin, 26/08/2021 18:01
California MLK statue defaced with swastika to be restored

California MLK statue defaced with swastika to be restored

$8,000 reward, partly funded by the ADL, being offered for information leading to arrest of whoever was responsible for vandalizing statue.Dan Verbin, 25/08/2021 18:16
Leader of Seattle area neo-Nazi group gets three years in jail

Leader of Seattle area neo-Nazi group gets three years in jail

Group sent threatening letters to journalists and Anti-Defamation League employees, saying "We are watching."Dan Verbin, 25/08/2021 15:59
Toronto area politician's campaign sign defaced

Toronto area politician's campaign sign defaced

Liberal Party candidate shares photos of a campaign sign defaced with a swastika and the word “Nazi”.Elad Benari, 25/08/2021 05:18
Bulgarian synagogue vandalized with swastika

Bulgarian synagogue vandalized with swastika

Sofia Central Synagogue, the largest in Southeastern Europe, defaced with swastika and an anti-Semitic message.Dan Verbin, 23/08/2021 17:59
Giant swastika carved into UK salon's wall along with dozens of other Nazi symbols

Giant swastika carved into UK salon's wall along with dozens of other Nazi symbols

Shop faces over $8,000 in damages after owner discovers anti-Semitic vandalism and smashed walls.Dan Verbin, 23/08/2021 15:48
Metro LA police dep suspends 13 cops over anti-Semitic, racist and hateful messages

Metro LA police dep suspends 13 cops over anti-Semitic, racist and hateful messages

Torrance police, rocked by earlier scandal involving swastika placed on impounded car, dealing with behavior city's mayor calls "sickening."Dan Verbin, Canada, 20/08/2021 22:04
Swastika graffiti discovered at park in Santa Monica, California

Swastika graffiti discovered at park in Santa Monica, California

Jewish groups condemn graffiti and call for police to treat the incident as a hate crime.Dan Verbin, Canada, 20/08/2021 21:24
Southern California cops charged with painting swastika on suspect's car

Southern California cops charged with painting swastika on suspect's car

Former Torrance police officers accused of defacing car belonging to mail theft suspects.Dan Verbin, 20/08/2021 15:54
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
UK man jailed for defacing salon with swastika and anti-Semitic graffiti

UK man jailed for defacing salon with swastika and anti-Semitic graffiti

Police search of 52-year old man's home found bedroom full of anti-Semitic and Nazi symbols featuring Hitler and SS emblems.Dan Verbin, 19/08/2021 17:55
Swastika clad vandal steals sign condemning anti-Semitic graffiti

Swastika clad vandal steals sign condemning anti-Semitic graffiti

Sign on Alliance, Ohio YWCA was a show of solidarity after building was defaced in July with anti-Semitic graffiti.Dan Verbin, 18/08/2021 22:55
Jewish candidates' campaign signs defaced in Montreal

Jewish candidates' campaign signs defaced in Montreal

Election campaign signs of two Jewish Canadian politicians in Montreal defaced with swastikas.Elad Benari, 18/08/2021 05:34
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
Canadian city councillor's campaign sign defaced with swastika, racial slurs

Canadian city councillor's campaign sign defaced with swastika, racial slurs

Calgary, Alberta city councillor whose re-election sign was vandalized with swastika and racial slurs calls incident disturbing.Dan Verbin, 16/08/2021 18:10
Swastika lit on fire near Jewish town in Samaria

Swastika lit on fire near Jewish town in Samaria

Arabs from Palestinian Authority town light Star of David, swastika, on fire.Orly Harari, 15/08/2021 00:33
Man from Happy Valley charged for hate crime involving swastika

Man from Happy Valley charged for hate crime involving swastika

20-year old Oregon resident arrested for defacing memorial to dead inmate with swastika.Dan Verbin, Canada, 13/08/2021 19:01
Australian auction house's sale of Nazi items called 'sickening'

Australian auction house's sale of Nazi items called 'sickening'

The upcoming sale will feature items with Nazi logos and a yellow star armband worn by Jews in a ghetto.Dan Verbin, 11/08/2021 16:55
Popular South Dakota motorcycle rally slammed for selling Nazi items

Popular South Dakota motorcycle rally slammed for selling Nazi items

Vendors defend selling Nazi symbols at Sturgis Rally, but others disagree and say the hate symbols have no place at the popular event.Dan Verbin, 10/08/2021 23:05
Group cleans up anti-Semitic graffiti on Colorado climbing rock

Group cleans up anti-Semitic graffiti on Colorado climbing rock

Volunteers team up to clean popular Colorado climbing spot of swastikas, racial slur and vulgar drawings.Dan Verbin, 10/08/2021 22:48
Hamilton, Ontario to ban swastika and other hate symbols on city property

Hamilton, Ontario to ban swastika and other hate symbols on city property

Measures comes after Canadian city garners reputation as a hotbed of hate crimes in recent years.Dan Verbin, 10/08/2021 18:38
Bridge in northern UK town defaced with large swastika

Bridge in northern UK town defaced with large swastika

Anti-Semitic defacement of railway bridge in North Yorkshire considered a local landmark has residents outraged.Dan Verbin, 09/08/2021 14:49
Swastika graffiti found in northeast England city

Swastika graffiti found in northeast England city

Graffiti found near racecourse in Durham, UK widely condemned by Jewish community, civic leaders and police.Dan Verbin, 03/08/2021 15:58
Newly elected Welsh councillor defends decision to wear swastika T-shirt in old photo

Newly elected Welsh councillor defends decision to wear swastika T-shirt in old photo

Councillor for town of Briton Ferry says she wore the T-shirt as a 17-year old thinking it was "provocative and anti-establishment."Dan Verbin, 02/08/2021 14:48
Florida gas station selling swastika, Nazi eagle face masks

Florida gas station selling swastika, Nazi eagle face masks

Customer shocked to discover Nazi-themed face masks for sale at Fort Lauderdale Shell gas station.Dan Verbin, 30/07/2021 16:05
Winnipeg cops release video of suspect behind swastika graffiti on at least 10 shops

Winnipeg cops release video of suspect behind swastika graffiti on at least 10 shops

In an overnight vandalism spree last week, man in his 20s is alleged to have targeted at least 10 shops and a church with hateful graffiti.Dan Verbin, 29/07/2021 21:57
Biden: There is no place for anti-Semitism

Biden: There is no place for anti-Semitism

President condemns swastika that was carved into an elevator at the State Department building.Elad Benari, 28/07/2021 04:58
Swastika carved into State Department elevator

Swastika carved into State Department elevator

Nazi symbol carved near office of special envoy to combat anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2021 21:34
Swastika and racist graffiti found in Connecticut park

Swastika and racist graffiti found in Connecticut park

Hateful graffiti discovered in park used for flying model airplanes has local residents shocked and angry.Dan Verbin, 27/07/2021 14:56
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
Australian Jewish sports club hit with anti-Semitic graffiti

Australian Jewish sports club hit with anti-Semitic graffiti

Offensive phrases and swastika discovered on wall of the club's Melbourne sports facility over the weekend.Dan Verbin, 26/07/2021 19:04
Jewish man's car targeted with swastika in British Columbia

Jewish man's car targeted with swastika in British Columbia

Incident occurred on day Canadian government was hosting a national summit on anti-Semitism.Dan Verbin, Canada, 23/07/2021 20:15
Man with swastika flags harasses parents, students at Florida elementary school

Man with swastika flags harasses parents, students at Florida elementary school

Parents are looking for a solution after man repeatedly stands outside school waving swastikas and harassing passersby.Dan Verbin, 21/07/2021 17:00
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
"Nazi Pride" and swastika found on Beverly Hills sidewalk

"Nazi Pride" and swastika found on Beverly Hills sidewalk

Nazi graffiti in pink chalk denounced by Jewish group as act of "fundamental cowardice."Dan Verbin, Canada, 16/07/2021 21:07
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
Martin Luther King statue in California park defaced with Nazi symbols

Martin Luther King statue in California park defaced with Nazi symbols

MLK statue at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Long Beach, CA covered in swastika and SS bolts, graffiti being investigated as a hate crime.Dan Verbin, 08/07/2021 14:57
‘Swastika’ tattoo filter on Instagram sparks outrage

‘Swastika’ tattoo filter on Instagram sparks outrage

A selfie effect that looks like a user's body is covered in tattoos featured a swastika until pressure forced Instagram to change the app.Dan Verbin, 05/07/2021 20:22
Winthrop, MA white supremacist killer's original target was synagogue

Winthrop, MA white supremacist killer's original target was synagogue

28-year old man who killed two African Americans had originally intended to attack nearby Temple Tifereth, leaving congregants stunned.Dan Verbin, Canada, 02/07/2021 21:24
Teens sought after swastika spray painted on Brooklyn tree

Teens sought after swastika spray painted on Brooklyn tree

Sunday incident, condemned by area politicians and Gov. Cuomo, being investigated as a state level hate crime., 30/06/2021 15:49
Swastika stickers found on Goldman Sachs and Verizon buildings in NYC

Swastika stickers found on Goldman Sachs and Verizon buildings in NYC

Two suspects caught on camera plastering hateful stickers comparing Israel to the Nazis on two large officer towers in Battery Park City.Dan Verbin, 29/06/2021 16:54
Swastika drawn on pavement in high traffic area of Manhattan

Swastika drawn on pavement in high traffic area of Manhattan

Nazi hate symbol discovered etched into the pavement in a busy Manhattan intersection.Dan Verbin, 23/06/2021 15:31