vandalism

Reform Synagogue In Ra’anana Vandalized

01/30/2014
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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

05/20/2013
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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

06/11/2012

 

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

Retailer Removes Swastika Earrings

01/10/2012

Brooklyn City Councilman Steve Levin on Wednesday said a Greenpoint jewelry would stop selling earrings with a swastika design.

"I am pleased that Bejeweled has heeded my call to remove these earrings from their shelves," Levin said. "Any other city retailers who sell these earrings should remove them from your shelves and help us remove the hate from our city.”

Northwestern University Jewish center vandalized

11/01/2010

(JTA) -- A Chabad House serving Northwestern University in suburban Chicago was vandalized.

Saturday's attack came a day after President Obama revealed in a televised news conference that two packages containing remote-controlled bombs addressed to Jewish organizations in the Chicago area were intercepted on the way to the United States.

Palestinian Mosque Torched, Allegedly by Jews

10/04/2010

JERUSALEM (JTA) -- A Palestinian mosque in a Hebron-area village was vandalized and set on fire, allegedly by Jews.

In addition to graffiti spray-painted on the building, several volumes of the Koran and prayer rugs were burned in the fire set late Sunday night.

“The IDF and security officials are working in order to find those responsible, and we view this as a grave and serious incident,” head of the Israeli Civil Administration, Brig. Gen. Yoel Mordechai, said Monday.

Drive-By Swastikas In Brooklyn

06/17/2005
Staff Writer
Police in Brooklyn are looking for vandals who painted swastikas on numerous cars in the Midwood area early Friday, apparently from a moving vehicle. The swastikas were painted on the street-side of the vehicles, said Chaim Deutsch, president of the Flatbush Shomrim Volunteer Security Patrol. That, he said, indicated that the vandals were likely riding in a car.

Two Nabbed In Queens Graffiti Threat

06/03/2005
Staff Writer
Two 20-year-old Queens men were charged last week with scrawling "Kill All Jews on July 14" around a Fresh Meadows block. James Connolly said in a statement to police that he took a marker from another man and wrote the message on one car. Also charged was Anthony Larosa, who has a prior record for graffiti and criminal mischief. Both men live in the vicinity of 164th Street and Jewel Avenue, where cars, bus shelters and a mailbox were defaced with slogans and swastikas.

Holidays Bring Spike In Bias Crimes

10/10/2003
Staff Writer
Vandals in Brooklyn and Queens greeted the Jewish New Year with slashed tires and swastikas in what appeared to be a wave of bias crimes. Some 35 cars in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, were vandalized on Yom Kippur, while swastikas were painted the previous night at the Queens Jewish Center in Forest Hills and the Reform Temple of Forest Hills. On Tuesday, swastikas were also etched in chalk in front of homes in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn. Last month, Jewish residents of Staten Island reported that eggs were tossed at them on the way to synagogue.
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