NYPD Investigating Eruv Vandalism As Hate Crime

The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is taking over the case but is still looking for the perpetrators.

07/27/2016 - 16:49
Editorial Intern

The NYPD is officially investigating the acts of vandalism against the Crown Heights eruv (ritual enclosure) as a hate crime, DNA Info reported today .

NYPD is investigating vandalism against the Crown Heights eruv as a hate crime. Congregation Kol Israel

Vandals Strike Crown Heights Eruv Again

07/20/2016 - 00:30
Editorial Intern

Acts of vandalism against a controversial eruv (ritual enclosure) for the third time in the three weeks since it was erected have escalated hard feelings among observant Jews in several Brooklyn neighborhoods.

The Crown Heights eruv war has pushed into Park Slope. Congregation Kol Israel

Large Jewish Cemetery In Warsaw Is Vandalized

02/01/2015 - 19:00

Warsaw, Poland — The fence of a Jewish cemetery in Warsaw considered to be one of the largest in Europe was defaced.

Jewish Cemetery In Argentina Vandalized

12/08/2014 - 19:00

Buenos Aires, Argentina — At least a dozen headstones were desecrated at a Jewish cemetery in Argentina.

Penn State Students Sentenced For Vandalizing Jewish Frat

10/12/2014 - 20:00

Two Penn State students who pleaded guilty to spray-painting anti-Semitic graffiti on a mostly Jewish fraternity house were sentenced to community service and probation.

Reform Synagogue In Ra’anana Vandalized

01/29/2014 - 19:00

JERUSALEM — A Reform synagogue in the central Israel city of Ra’anana was vandalized with graffiti.

Women Of The Wall Leader Harassed With Threatening Graffiti

05/19/2013 - 20:00

Threatening graffiti was spray-painted on the Jerusalem home of a longtime board member of Women of the Wall.

Yad Vashem Vandalized With Anti-Semitic Graffiti

06/10/2012 - 20:00


Vandals spray painted anti-Israel and anti-Semitic graffiti at the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum.

The slogans written in Hebrew, including "Hitler, thank you for the Holocaust," "If Hitler did not exist, the Zionists would have invented him," and "The war of the Zionist regime is not the war of the Jewish people," were mostly found at the entrance to the museum and concentrated near the Warsaw Ghetto Square and the memorial to the deportees.

Chipping Away at a Sense of Connection to Israel

Last week, we learned that Jewish extremists vandalized – and in parts destroyed – a 1,600-year-old mosaic in Israel’s Hamat Tiberias Synagogue.

“The damage is widespread … Some of the damage is irreversible,” said Shaul Goldstein, executive director of the Nature and Parks Authority, quoted in the Times of Israel.

Hamat Tiberias Synagogue's mosiac
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