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  • British Jewish cemetery is vandalized

    June 24, 2014 | 10:42 am

    Gravestones in a Jewish cemetery in England were painted with swastikas and anti-Semitic graffiti, and some were toppled.

    The vandalism in Manchester was discovered Monday; it is believed the attack occurred on Sunday or early Monday. A similar attack occurred earlier this month,...

  • More Jewish sites vandalized in Ukraine

    April 22, 2014 | 10:04 am

    A Holocaust memorial and the grave of the brother of the late Lubavitcher rebbe were vandalized in Ukraine, amid a string of anti-Semitic attacks in the country.

    The Holocaust Memorial in Sevastopol in the Crimean Peninsula was spray painted in red with a hammer and sickle and...

  • Palestinian vehicles vandalized as Borovsky mourning period ends

    May 29, 2013 | 9:55 am

    Palestinian-owned vehicles were torched and vandalized in the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem, apparently in recognition of the end of the 30-day mourning period for slain Israeli settler Eviatar Borovsky.

    “Regards from Eviatar” and “30 for Eviatar” were spray-painted on walls...

  • Jewish cemetery in Poland is vandalized

    March 19, 2012 | 10:25 am

    Polish police are investigating the desecration of a Jewish cemetery in northeastern Poland.

    Monika Krawczyk, the CEO of the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland, said vandals spray-painted swastikas and anti-Semitic images and slogans on graves, a Holocaust...

  • Peace Now’s Jerusalem office is vandalized

    February 9, 2012 | 10:42 am

    The fence outside the Jerusalem offices of Peace Now was spray-painted with threatening graffiti.

    The words “No leftists, no terror attacks” were painted Thursday on the fence.

    The Jerusalem police have opened an investigation into the incident, according to reports.

    In November,...

  • Man opposed to prisoner swap defaces Rabin memorial

    October 14, 2011 | 8:52 am

    A man who lost five family members in a 2001 suicide attack defaced a memorial to assassinated Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin on Friday in an apparent protest against an impending Palestinian prisoner swap, police said.

    Police named the man as Shvuel Schijveschuurder, whose...

  • Joseph’s Tomb vandalized with swastikas

    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...

  • Memorial to Jedwabne pogrom vandalized in Poland

    September 1, 2011 | 10:12 am

    Vandals have defaced the monument in the eastern Polish town of Jedwabne that commemorates the hundreds of Jews burned alive in a barn there by their Polish neighbors in July 1941.

    A decade ago, the publication of Jan T. Gross’s book about the massacre, “Neighbors,” prompted a...

  • 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...

  • Northwestern University Jewish center vandalized

    By  Shoshana Lewin Fischer

    November 1, 2010 | 12:52 pm

    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...

  • Non-Orthodox Ra’anana synagogues vandalized

    May 24, 2010 | 12:40 pm

    Two non-Orthodox synagogues were vandalized in a central Israel city.

    The synagogues in Ra’anana were both attacked within a week of each other, according to reports.

    On May 20, two windows at the Masorti, or Conservative, synagogue were smashed in by bricks. One of the windows was...

  • Home of Tikkun’s Rabbi Lerner vandalized

    May 4, 2010 | 11:27 am

    The northern California home of Rabbi Michael Lerner, editor of the progressive Tikkun magazine, was vandalized.

    Posters attached to his door and the fence around his Berkeley home attack Lerner personally, and liberals and progressives, as being supporters of terrorism and...

  • Ukrainian Jewish cemetery vandalized

    April 27, 2010 | 3:11 pm

    A Jewish cemetery in western Ukraine was vandalized.

    Anti-Semitic slogans were painted on 26 gravestones in a Jewish cemetery, according to an April 19 report on the Ukrainian Jewish Web site http://jewish.kiev.ua, reported UCSJ: The Union of Councils for Jews in the Former Soviet Union.

    Several thousand Jews are buried in the cemetery, which has not been used since 1940.

    No arrests have been made in connection with the incident.

  • Graves defaced in Argentina include terror victims

    September 14, 2009 | 7:12 pm

    Graves belonging to AMIA Jewish Center attack victims were among those vandalized in an Argentine Jewish cemetery.

    Fifty-eight headstones at the La Tablada Jewish cemetery in Buenos Aires province were defaced between Sept. 11 and 12. Eight belonged to victims of the 1994 center...

  • Jewish gravestones vandalized at Argentina cemetery

    September 14, 2009 | 3:17 pm

    Some 58 gravestones were vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Argentina’s Buenos Aires province on Friday and Saturday, local news Web site Momento 24 reported.

    Eight of the graves were the resting places of victims of the 1994 terrorist attack on the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association Jewish Center in Buenos Aires that killed 85 people.

    Read the full story at HAARETZ.com.