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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee cites free speech, declines action against student exhibiting Nazi sign
May 17, 2019
“Please know that we emphatically renounce such hateful symbols and do not support or condone any viewpoint that is hurtful, harmful or disparaging,” said university chancellor Mark Mone.
Jewish community outraged at prevalence of anti-Semitic graffiti throughout Virginia
May 14, 2019
“They’re talking about me, they’re talking about my family, they’re talking about my community,” said Temple Beth-El Rabbi Michael Knopf. “So, it’s impossible to not take that personally.”
Jewish leaders condemn pre-Passover arson attack on Moscow’s largest yeshivah
April 21, 2019
No casualties or injuries were reported; however, damage was extensive.
FBI offers help in vandalism case at Massachusetts Jewish cemetery of 59 gravesites
March 22, 2019
“It’s unfortunate that people would do such hateful things to deceased members of our community and also affect the lives of those who are still here with us, who now have to pick up the pieces,” said Mayor Jasiel Correia II of Fall River, Mass.
California high-schoolers pictured saluting swastika shaped out of plastic cups
March 5, 2019
A meeting about the incident occurred at Newport Harbor High School, where the area’s congressional representative, Democrat Harley Rouda, did not mince words in condemning the pictures.
Anti-Semitic graffiti chalked on elementary-school playground in Queens, NY
February 25, 2019
“I am appalled and disgusted by the swastikas and other anti-Semitic symbols of hate that were scrawled in a Queens schoolyard,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a Feb. 24 statement. “In New York, we have zero tolerance for such vile acts of anti-Semitism.”
Swastikas on 80 gravestones desecrate French Jewish cemetery at German border
February 19, 2019
“It just doesn’t stop; it’s shock after shock,” said Maurice Dahan, the regional head of the Israelite Central Consistory of France, after the cemetery attack. “I don’t know how long we are going to carry on.”
University of Sydney fires radical lecturer over image of swastika on Israeli flag
February 17, 2019
Tim Anderson, a a life-long radical and virulent hater of Jews, was placed under official investigation after he defended a former colleague for wearing a badge proclaiming “death to Israel.”
California middle-school students lay on field to form human swastika
January 4, 2019
School officials receive 112 pages of a group chat consisting of a dozen students that included photos of a human swastika, according to Ojai Unified School District superintendent Andy Cantwell.
Holocaust memorial in Greece defaced yet again
December 17, 2018
It was created by the famed sculptor Nandor Glid and finished in 1997 after his death by his son, Daniel. It was the elder Gild’s last piece.
After anti-Semitic attack, Columbia professor lights campus Hanukkah menorah
December 3, 2018
“This is our response to darkness,” says Chabad Rabbi Yonah Blum. “We [were] expecting a lot of people, Jewish and not Jewish, to come out and show solidarity against anti-Semitism and hate.”
Painted swastika discovered at University of Illinois, as Nazi symbol appears on campuses
November 29, 2018
In total, 77 swastika incidents have occurred in 2018, according to the AMCHA Initiative.
Jewish Columbia professor finds swastikas, ‘Yid,’ spray-painted in office
November 29, 2018
A Jewish professor at Columbia University in New York was the target of anti-Semitic vandalism, walking into her office to discover two red swastikas and the slur “Yid” on the walls.
Swastika scrawled on Pittsburgh synagogue memorial at Duke University
November 19, 2018
“To our Jewish students, faculty, staff and neighbors—and indeed, every member of our university community—I pledge that Duke will do whatever we can to protect your safety,” said university president Vincent Price.
JCC in Fairfax, Va., vandalized with 19 painted swastikas
October 7, 2018
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine tweeted that an “insidious rise in hateful actions and anti-Semitism” must be met with “fierce condemnation and an over-abundance of love and unity.”