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NY bans swastikas, Confederate flags and other hate symbols on public property

NY bans swastikas, Confederate flags and other hate symbols on public property

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signs legislation banning display of numerous hate symbols on public property.Julia Gergely/JTA, 02/11/2021 22:43
London synagogue defaced with swastikas

London synagogue defaced with swastikas

Police arrest 16-year-old on suspicion of defacing a synagogue in Camden with swastikas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/11/2021 06:40
Residents say California town not removing swastika vandalism

Residents say California town not removing swastika vandalism

Residents of Porterville are accusing the town of turning a blind eye to swastikas that have lingered on trees and sidewalks for years.Dan Verbin, Canada, 29/10/2021 21:52
Denver Jewish school vandalized with swastikas

Denver Jewish school vandalized with swastikas

A second anti-Semitic incident occurred the day before at a nearby school, with both incidents being treated as potential hate crimes.Dan Verbin, 19/10/2021 16:37
Jerusalem: Police arrest woman suspected of vandalism

Jerusalem: Police arrest woman suspected of vandalism

Woman suspected of spray-painting swastikas is arrested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2021 14:21
Canadian politician’s office, campaign signs defaced with swastikas

Canadian politician’s office, campaign signs defaced with swastikas

Vancouver Island, British Columbia politician is the latest candidate during the federal election to be hit with swastika vandalism.Dan Verbin, Canada, 17/09/2021 18:18
Atlanta high school defaced with swastikas, 'Heil Hitler' graffiti

Atlanta high school defaced with swastikas, 'Heil Hitler' graffiti

Anti-Semitic graffiti reportedly part of a social media trend where students vandalize and steal school property and post photos to TikTok.Dan Verbin, 14/09/2021 19:08
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
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
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
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
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
Swastikas drawn on door of Tel Aviv synagogue

Swastikas drawn on door of Tel Aviv synagogue

Police collect evidence, investigate, after swastikas scrawled on door of south Tel Aviv synagogue.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 26/08/2021 14:48
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
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 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
Swastika burned into New Jersey yeshiva’s driveway

Swastika burned into New Jersey yeshiva’s driveway

Police are investigating, with the ADL calling for action so swastikas are no longer used to "instill fear in Jews and their institutions."Dan Verbin, 18/08/2021 20:05
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
Man caught on video defacing Manchester road with swastikas

Man caught on video defacing Manchester road with swastikas

Residents clean up swastikas they say man drew on pavement with chalk, police are investigating.Dan Verbin, 16/08/2021 14:56
Memorial to French Holocaust survivor turned politician defaced 3 times in 1 week

Memorial to French Holocaust survivor turned politician defaced 3 times in 1 week

In latest incident, memorial to Simone Veil vandalized with swastikas, prompting a police investigation.Dan Verbin, 11/08/2021 20:02
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
UK man pleads guilty to defacing war memorial with swastikas, Nazi slogans

UK man pleads guilty to defacing war memorial with swastikas, Nazi slogans

31-year old man from Rhyl, Wales given 18-month suspended sentence for 15 offenses, including racially aggravated harassment.Dan Verbin, 03/08/2021 19:48
Bnei Brak: Swastikas graffitied on Religious Zionist synagogue

Bnei Brak: Swastikas graffitied on Religious Zionist synagogue

Vandals deface Bnei Brak synagogue with swastikas, throw objects at entrance.Ido Ben Porat, 31/07/2021 22:40
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
Russia cracks down on book covers featuring swastikas

Russia cracks down on book covers featuring swastikas

Measure also ensnares anti-Nazi books with swastikas, including book by comedian Stephen Fry about time travelling to erase Hitler's birth.Dan Verbin, 22/07/2021 21:18
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
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
Threatening swastika-covered letter sent to Massachusetts woman

Threatening swastika-covered letter sent to Massachusetts woman

The second such incident to take place in Andover in the last month is being treated as a hate crime by police.Dan Verbin, 16/07/2021 18:59
Utah HS parking lot vandalized with swastikas, hate symbols

Utah HS parking lot vandalized with swastikas, hate symbols

High school in Logan, UT defaced with two swastikas and neo-Nazi slogans, investigation is ongoing.Dan Verbin, 15/07/2021 18:18
Over 50 swastika flyers discovered in Virginia shopping center

Over 50 swastika flyers discovered in Virginia shopping center

Anti-Semitic flyers featuring swastikas and the phrase "We are everywhere" glued to the outside of stores.Dan Verbin, 14/07/2021 17:55
Public art in Ukiah, California vandalized with swastikas, SS bolts

Public art in Ukiah, California vandalized with swastikas, SS bolts

Investigation under way after mural painted by Jewish artist defaced with swastikas, other artwork also vandalized with Nazi symbols.Dan Verbin, 12/07/2021 18:26
Jewish cemetery defaced with swastikas

Jewish cemetery defaced with swastikas

Visitors to the cemetery in Dundalk, Maryland received an unpleasant surprise when they arrived.Arutz Sheva Staff , 09/07/2021 12:07
Two swastikas burned into Auschwitz memorial in Grenoble, France

Two swastikas burned into Auschwitz memorial in Grenoble, France

The incident is the second times in recent days that swastikas have been carved into the stone monument using a blowtorch.Dan Verbin, 08/07/2021 18:43
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
15 cars on Denver street tagged with anti-Semitic, racist graffiti

15 cars on Denver street tagged with anti-Semitic, racist graffiti

15 cars were defaced with hate symbols, including swastikas, with one resident reporting two of her car tires were slashed.Dan Verbin, 01/07/2021 21:33
Man arrested for painting swastikas on light poles in Baltimore waterfront district

Man arrested for painting swastikas on light poles in Baltimore waterfront district

Local councillor is urging authorities to upgrade charges to a hate crime.Dan Verbin, 01/07/2021 21:03
Police investigating anti-Semitic graffiti found on chairs in Toronto park

Police investigating anti-Semitic graffiti found on chairs in Toronto park

Investigation launched after MP posts photos of Downsview Park chairs defaced with swastikas to social media.Dan Verbin, 21/06/2021 18:50
Nazi hate symbols spray painted on election signs in French village

Nazi hate symbols spray painted on election signs in French village

Mayor of Oulches describes the Hitler saluting vandals as a group who came to the town to rent the village hall for a party.Dan Verbin, 16/06/2021 15:37
Stickers with swastikas placed on Jewish Museum in Alaska

Stickers with swastikas placed on Jewish Museum in Alaska

Man caught on security camera plastering Nazi stickers on Jewish museum in Anchorage.Elad Benari, 28/05/2021 05:11
Swastikas, slurs and Nazi slogan found on Geneva, NY elementary school

Swastikas, slurs and Nazi slogan found on Geneva, NY elementary school

Playground and windows at elementary school defaced over the weekend with swastikas and slogan "Bring the Nazis Back."Dan Verbin, 05/05/2021 19:26
Tree trunks defaced with swastikas in Washington park

Tree trunks defaced with swastikas in Washington park

Edmonds, WA mayor calls the incident "very concerning" and calls for city's residents to "take a stand against such abuse."Dan Verbin, 05/05/2021 16:39
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
New York playground defaced with swastikas

New York playground defaced with swastikas

Playground in town of West Haverstraw vandalized with Nazi symbols in an act that Governor Cuomo calls a “heinous incident.”Dan Verbin, 21/04/2021 22:43
Swastikas drawn on late Florida Holocaust survivor's car on Pesach eve

Swastikas drawn on late Florida Holocaust survivor's car on Pesach eve

Florida Jews "horrified" to find swastikas drawn on a Cadillac inherited from their diseased family member, who was a Holocaust survivor.Dan Verbin, 31/03/2021 16:34
Nazi symbols spray-painted on Jewish-owned buildings in Belarus

Nazi symbols spray-painted on Jewish-owned buildings in Belarus

Swastika, SS symbols spray-painted on synagogues in Golem, Belarus.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 18/03/2021 08:02
France: Jewish police officer's locker defaced with swastikas

France: Jewish police officer's locker defaced with swastikas

Jewish policeman finds swastikas and anti-Semitic rhetoric on his locker in Paris-area precinct.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 19/02/2021 07:48
Swastikas painted in front of California campus’ Jewish fraternity house

Swastikas painted in front of California campus’ Jewish fraternity house

Police probing swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti painted outside of Jewish fraternity at California Polytechnic State University.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 08/02/2021 07:14
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
Did Antifa play a role in storming Capitol Hill?

Did Antifa play a role in storming Capitol Hill?

A Save the West webinar on the electoral crisis about Antifa’s role in the Capitol Hill riots was interrupted by images of swastikas. Op-ed.Rachel Avraham, 08/01/2021 11:30
Dozens of French graves defaced with swastikas

Dozens of French graves defaced with swastikas

In unusual twist, none of the affected graves belonged to Jews.AFP, 28/12/2020 18:57