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  • Anti-Semitic, pro-ISIS graffiti painted at Polish Jewish cemetery

    December 17, 2015 | 1:20 pm

    Vandals painted anti-Semitic and pro-ISIS graffiti at the Jewish cemetery in Sochaczew, in central Poland.

    The graffiti, painted in the cemetery on Sunday night, included the slogans: “Holocaust never happened,” “Allah bless Hitler,” “Islamic State was here,” “Islam will...

  • The Jewish lawyer who is defending a synagogue vandal

    October 2, 2015 | 9:22 am

    From murderers to sex offenders, some of the least desirable citizens of Maryland’s Montgomery County have walked through the doors of attorney Barry Helfand’s office.

    But it took a quiet teenager to make Helfand question his responsibility as a lawyer.

    Sitting in Helfand’s...

  • N.Y. teen charged with hate crime for anti-Semitic graffiti in Arabic

    March 26, 2015 | 11:42 am

    A 15-year-old from Staten Island was charged with a hate crime for writing “death for Jewish religion” in Arabic at a school in the New York borough.

    The teen was charged on Tuesday with criminal mischief as a hate crime and for making graffiti, and will be tried as a juvenile, WABC-Ch. 7 reported.

    The student allegedly wrote the message in Arabic, using blue ink, on a poster at Dreyfus Intermediate School, a junior high also known as I.S. 49, where it was noticed by a school safety agent who could read Arabic.

  • UC Davis Community, ADL respond to hate-crime graffiti

    By Ryan Torok

    February 4, 2015 | 1:59 pm

    The UC Davis chapter of Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) is reeling from a hate crime involving two red swastikas spray painted on its fraternity house, according to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).

    AEPi members woke up on the morning of Jan. 31 and discovered the swastikas on a wall of...

  • Jewish fraternity house at Emory U. defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti

    October 6, 2014 | 11:21 am

    A Jewish fraternity house at Emory University in Atlanta was targeted with anti-Semitic graffiti.

    The Alpha Epsilon Pi house was defaced with swastikas and other graffiti early Sunday morning in the hours after the end of Yom Kippur.

    Emory police officers have increased patrols...

  • Philly kosher butcher shop vandalized with swastikas

    September 15, 2014 | 11:25 am

    A kosher butcher shop in Philadelphia was defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti.

    Crude swastikas were painted on the butcher shop, Simon’s Glatt Kosher meats, between the evening of Sept. 10 and the next morning, the Jewish Exponent reported. The butcher store has been at its...

  • Vandals target Jewish school in Denmark

    August 22, 2014 | 11:27 am

    A Jewish school in Denmark’s capital city was vandalized this week — its windows broken and anti-Semitic graffiti spray-painted on the building.

    Scrawled on the walls of the historic Caroline school in Copenhagen were the words “No peace in Gaza” and “No peace to you Zionist...

  • New Zealand Jewish grave vandal avoids prison

    February 28, 2013 | 6:28 am

    A New Zealand man who admitted to desecrating Jewish graves with anti-Semitic graffiti at a historic cemetery in Auckland avoided prison.

    Robert Moulden, 19, was sentenced by Judge Russell Collins in Auckland District Court Wednesday to 320 hours of community service work. He was...

  • Police look into anti-Semitic bullying incident in Northern Ireland

    April 27, 2012 | 10:52 am

    Police in Northern Ireland are investigating claims of anti-Semitic bullying of a boy with Asperger syndrome.

    Matthew Lough, 14, told the BBC that he had been bullied at his County Antrim school since revealing during a class on the Holocaust that his great-grandmother was Jewish.

  • Former Phoenix principal sues over gas chamber exhibit

    April 26, 2012 | 10:45 am

    A black Jewish woman is suing the Phoenix school where she formerly served as principal for failing to respond to complaints about a fake gas chamber set up outside her office and then firing her.

    Millicent McNeil, who was fired from the Mission Charter School last May 13, filed a...

  • Third Calabasas High School Suspect Appears in Court

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    June 30, 2011 | 5:18 pm

    The third student charged in connection with the anti-Semitic and racist graffiti found at Calabasas High School in April appeared in juvenile court in Sylmar on Thursday, June 30, according to Calabasas Patch.

    Like the two students who appeared in the same courtroom last week, the...

  • Sheriff to push for hate crime charges in Calabasas anti-semitic graffiti case

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    April 28, 2011 | 7:10 pm

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    The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will push for hate crime enhancements to felony charges of vandalism expected to be filed soon against three Calabasas High School students, an official from the Sheriff’s Department said Thursday.


  • Three students arrested for anti-Semitic graffiti at Calabasas High School

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    April 27, 2011 | 1:11 pm

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    Three Calabasas High School students were arrested Wednesday morning, April 27, and taken to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Malibu/Lost Hills station in connection with extensive anti-Semitic and racist graffiti found at their school on...

  • Police say Calabasas High students were behind anti-Semitic graffiti

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    April 26, 2011 | 7:07 pm

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    Investigators from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department have identified three students at Calabasas High School as the alleged vandals behind extensive anti-Semitic graffiti found on school property on Saturday morning, April 23, a...