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  • Letters to the editor: Iran Deal, David Azouly, swastikas in D.C. and more

    July 27, 2015 | 8:55 am

    Not a Gamblin’ Man

    I disagree with Rob Eshman’s opening paragraph, wherein he states that “nobody knows” what the end result will be with the Iranian deal (“The Iran Deal Gamble,” July 17). Anyone who considers the current atmosphere with Iran, and the basic points of the...

  • Swastikas drawn in University of Missouri dorm

    April 14, 2015 | 3:17 pm

    Swastikas and anti-Semitic epithets were written in a stairwell of a dormitory at the University of Missouri in Columbia.

    The two incidents occurred on the morning of April 9 and the evening of April 10. No suspects have been identified.

    The writing was done in ash, such as...

  • South African Jewish students oppose use of swastikas in protest

    March 20, 2015 | 10:58 am

    Protests by black students of a statue honoring British colonizer Cecil Rhodes provoked tensions with Jewish students by invoking swastikas and other Nazi imagery.

    Members of the student protest group Black Monday hung posters bearing pictures of Adolf Hitler and swastikas on the...

  • Swastikas painted on Jewish frat house at Vanderbilt

    March 17, 2015 | 10:37 am

    Two swastikas were spray-painted on a Jewish fraternity house at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn.

    The vandalism occurred early Saturday morning at Alpha Epsilon Pi and was discovered after a party there, the Vanderbilt Hustler student newspaper reported. The swastikas...

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  • Man rips down swastika display in Sacramento

    March 11, 2015 | 10:44 am

    A non-Jewish man tore down a swastika display from a home in Sacramento.

    “I felt compelled to do what I did,” Robert Dixon was quoted as saying by the Sacramento Bee on Tuesday after ripping down the display the previous night in the suburban River Park neighborhood.

    The...

  • Rally against anti-Semitism held in Sacramento

    March 10, 2015 | 10:15 am

    Hundreds gathered in Sacramento on the steps of the California state capitol for a rally against anti-Semitism.

    Monday’s rally, organized by the Jewish Federation of the Sacramento region, attracted Jewish community leaders and members, politicians and others, the local...

  • 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...

  • Swastika wrapping paper or Rorschach test?

    December 9, 2014 | 8:49 am

    Let’s play a game. Can you find the swastikas in the picture above?

    Don’t worry if it took a few minutes to find them – they can be hard to spot in the midst of the wrapping paper’s intricate design.

    Today Walgreens announced that is removing all rolls of this wrapping paper...

  • Swastikas drawn on Yale dorm steps

    October 15, 2014 | 2:44 pm

    Swastikas were drawn in chalk on the steps of a Yale University dormitory.

    The swastikas were discovered early Sunday morning on the New Haven, Conn., campus. The Yale Police Department was investigating but had no leads as of Tuesday, the Yale Daily News reported.

    “I condemn...

  • 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...

  • Flier with swastikas found in Westwood

    By Ryan Torok

    August 20, 2014 | 12:57 pm

    When a Jewish storeowner found a flier with swastikas on it underneath the door of his Westwood business on Aug. 12, it marked the third time this year that hateful fliers have found their way into public settings across Los Angeles, according to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).

    ...
  • Indian authorities remove ‘Hitler’ cloithing store sign

    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.

    ...
  • N.J. synagogue defaced

    December 22, 2011 | 10:36 am

    A Conservative synagogue in Hackensack, N.J. was defaced by anti-Semitic vandals.

    Swastikas and white supremacist symbols were painted on Temple Beth El late Tuesday night, the first night of Chanukah. An accusation that Jews caused the 9-11 attacks was also painted on the building,...

  • Swastikas, death threat found at N.Y. restaurant

    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...

  • Seattle synagogues defaced with swastikas

    September 15, 2009 | 3:55 pm

    Unknown vandals painted red swastikas on two Seattle-area synagogues.

    The swastikas and the phrase “4th Riech” (sic) were painted late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, police and synagogue members told the Seattle Times.

    The word Nazi and at least eight other swastikas also were painted on a sidewalk and driveway in the area, Bikur Cholim Machzikay Hadath member Sarah Rivkin told the newspaper.

    Congregants at Bikur Cholim Machzikay Hadath and the Sephardic Bikur Holim Congregation were attending Selichot services during the incident.

  • A Little Light Seeps Into Dark Times

    By Roberta Fahn Schoffman

    November 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    It is hard to recall such despairing times.

    A young Tel Aviv man spat three times on Yitzhak Rabin's memorial -- the same number as the bullets that felled him -- in front of a Channel 2 news crew a few days before the anniversary of his murder. Glaring swastikas were found splashed...

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