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A suburban Boston church was vandalized with an anti-Semitic message while police were hunting for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
The Victory Assembly of God church in Sharon, Mass., was vandalized on the night of April 19, as police pursued Tsarnaev, 19, and...
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A temple in an upscale neighborhood of Long Beach, Calif., was vandalized.
Two-foot tall swastikas and the words "Nazi" were painted in red spray-paint on the front of the Temple Israel building on Monday night. Temple Israel is the oldest Reform synagogue between Los Angeles and San Diego, the Long Beach Post reported.
Long Beach Police Department spokeswoman Nancy Pratt told the newspaper that the incident was being investigated as a hate crime.
The temple had recently completed a yearlong $4.6 million renovation, according to the newspaper.
October 31, 2012 | 11:54 am
Municipal authorities in the Indian state of Gujarat removed the sign for a men's clothing store named Hitler.
The sign -- on which the letter "i" was dotted with a swastika -- was removed Tuesday after hundreds of complaints from both within and outside of the Jewish community....
July 19, 2012 | 9:30 am
June 25, 2012 | 10:42 am
A swastika on the banner of an airplane startled beach-goers in New York and surrounding states.
The banner included the word swastika and a swastika intertwined with a Star of David, the symbol of the Raelian movement. On Saturday it flew over New York, Long Island and New Jersey,...
June 24, 2012 | 3:28 am
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A Northridge woman has been charged with multiple criminal counts for helping her teenage daughter and two friends deface homes with maple syrup swastikas, human feces and toilet paper. Catharine Whelpley, 43, was charged on June 11 with three counts of contributing to the...
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Last week three teenage girls admitted they drew swastikas, the word Jew, and put crap on the front walkway of the home of a fellow student. They go to school with the girl who lives in the house and they decided to play a prank on her. Important to note that the girl who lives in...
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Three teenaged girls admitted to defacing a Northridge home with swastikas this week, but will not face criminal charges, according to investigators with the LAPD’s Devonshire Division. However, the mother of one girl could face a criminal charge for driving the girls to the scene....
April 3, 2012 | 11:17 pm
[UPDATE Apr. 10: Girls admit to syrup swastikas, mother could face charge]
[UPDATE Apr. 5: Girls admit to syrup swastikas, mother investigated]
The Los Angeles Police Department’s Devonshire Division is investigating the Tuesday morning vandalism of a Northridge home as a hate...
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I have a pretty open sense of humor, except when it comes to artists utilizing the imagery used to kill more than 6 million of of my Jewish ancestors. Especially since I’ve volunteered with and met many Holocaust survivors who still have numbers tattooed on their arms, from when...
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Two swastikas were spray-painted in Brentwood last weekend, including one at 700 Gretna Green Way and one at a sign at a school at 11600 San Vincente Blvd., according to Rabbi Morley Feinstein of University Synagogue, who said he was summarizing a...
October 7, 2011 | 1:18 pm
The home of a Messianic pastor in California was vandalized with a swastika.
A swastika and the word “Jew” were painted on the Hemet, Calif., home that Pastor Michael Rose shares with his wife and children, The Press-Enterprise newspaper reported.
Police are investigating the...
October 6, 2011 | 11:38 am
Joseph’s Tomb was vandalized with swastikas and other graffiti.
Israeli soldiers discovered the damage early Thursday morning, shortly before more than 1,000 Jewish worshipers came to pray at the tomb located near Nablus in the West Bank. The pilgrimage ahead of Yom Kippur was...
October 4, 2011 | 6:17 pm
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A man who spray-painted anti-Semitic slogans on three Jewish sites in Calgary was sentenced to 18 months probation.
Anti-Jewish graffiti and swastikas were painted on a Holocaust memorial and synagogues in the largest city in the Canadian province of Alberta in November 2009.
June 1, 2011 | 10:09 am
Spray-painted swastikas and a death threat written in German were found at an Italian restaurant in Orangeburg, N.Y.
The manager of Cassie’s Restaurant told police that he found the symbols inside and outside the business when he opened Monday afternoon. Between $2,000 and $3,000...
May 12, 2011 | 4:05 pm
One of the three Calabasas High School students who confessed to defacing their school with anti-Semitic and racist graffiti last month is Jewish, a detective from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department involved in the investigation told the Jewish Journal on Thursday....
May 3, 2011 | 6:14 pm
Read more on this story here.
On April 27, just hours after three Calabasas High School students had been arrested in connection with the anti-Semitic and racist graffiti scrawled on their school’s campus late on the night of April 22, life at this well-groomed, suburban public...