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  • Calif. Messianic pastor’s home vandalized with swastika

    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...

  • Jewish graves vandalized at Mount of Olives

    June 22, 2011 | 3:25 pm

    More than a dozen graves at the Mount of Olives cemetery in Jerusalem were vandalized, the latest in a series of attacks on one of Judaism’s oldest cemeteries.

    On June 14, some 14 graves were damaged by Arab youths wielding sledgehammers, according to private security guards...

  • Salonika Holocaust memorial desecrated

    June 20, 2011 | 3:01 pm

    A Holocaust memorial in the Greek city of Salonika was vandalized with swastikas and anti-Semitic slogans.

    In the June 17 incident, the word “Lies” was written on the bronze plaque dedicated to the 50,000 Jews of Salonika who perished during the Holocaust.

    The vandalism...

  • Atlantic City Jewish cemetery vandalized

    June 1, 2011 | 10:10 am

    Some 15 gravestones were toppled in a Jewish cemetery in Atlantic City, N.J.

    The attack on the Rodef Sholom Cemetery reportedly took place just before the Memorial Day holiday weekend, according to the Press of Atlantic City. Police believe that more than one vandal was involved...

  • German cemeteries vandalized

    August 11, 2010 | 11:00 am

    The Germany city of Bremen will help the local Jewish community pay for repairs to the historic cemetery in Hastedt, which was damaged by unknown vandals.

    According to Jewish community vice chair Grigori Pantijelew, 12 tombstones from the 1920s and 1930s were knocked down overnight...