Tag: anti-Semitic

ADL official describes anti-Semitic ‘explosion’

| August 20, 2009 | 0 Comments



An official of the Anti-Defamation League sees an “explosion” of anti-Semitism around the world, centered in Europe and the Arab world but also finding its way into the United States through sporadic violence and heightened anti-Jewish rhetoric. Kenneth Jacobson, deputy national director of the ADL, spoke Aug. 11 at Temple B’nai Abraham in a talk […]




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Roanoke police investigate racial slurs on Shul

| July 27, 2009 | 0 Comments



Roanoke City Police are investigating four cases of property damage that involve three businesses and a synagogue. All of them do appear related. On the front doors of Beth Israel Synagogue on Franklin Road, dark green paint stood out on the snow white doors. Words targeted the Jewish religion that had congregation members scrubbing them […]




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Anti-Semitic crimes double in UK

| July 27, 2009 | 0 Comments



The number of anti-Semitic hate crimes against the Jewish community in Britain reached an unprecedented high in the first half of 2009, according to figures released on Thursday by a Jewish community organization. The Community Security Trust (CST), a charity which monitors anti-Semitism and provides security for the Jewish community in Britain, recorded 609 anti-Semitic […]




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Anti-Semitic attacks in Britain at record high

| July 27, 2009 | 0 Comments



LONDON (JTA) — The number of anti-Semitic crimes in Britain recorded during the first half of this year was higher than the entire previous year. The Community Security Trust, which records anti-Semitic incidents and provides security for the Jewish community in Britain, recorded 609 anti-Semitic incidents during the first half of this year compared with […]




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Long Island Community Confronts Symbols of Hate

| July 17, 2009 | 0 Comments



When attorney Michael Soshnick saw the two four-foot-tall swastikas emblazoned in bright orange on the front doors of Congregation Beth Sholom Chabad in Mineola, N.Y., the day before Independence Day, he was both hurt and outraged. The dignified façade of the shul that he had attended for the past 30 years had been desecrated, and […]




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Arson scorches Modi’in synagogue entrance

| July 5, 2009 | 0 Comments



Arsonists scorched the entrance to the Masorti (Conservative) Yedid Nefesh synagogue in Modi’in late Saturday night, causing minor damage. The fire blackened the entrance mat and melted two plastic plants. Members of the community, which numbers about 40 families, said that the incident comes just two weeks after a sign was placed on the façade […]




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CHAVEZ STEPS UP ATTACKS ON JEWS

| June 25, 2009 | 0 Comments



From the beginning of his rule in Venezuela, Hugo Chavez has stridently criticized Israel. In recent months, Chavez has found a more vulnerable target: the Jewish population inside Venezuela. Last week, an angry mob broke out in Miranda, Venezuela’s second largest state. Reports indicate that the Mayor of Miranda’s capital city incited an angry group […]




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Police: Vandalism at Salinas synagogue may be a hate crime

| June 23, 2009 | 0 Comments



Salinas police detectives are investigating vandalism at Temple Beth El as a possible hate crime after swastikas and ethnic slurs were found at the synagogue's property last week. David Finkelstein, first vice president of Congregation Temple Beth El, said swastikas, anti-Semitic and Nazi graffiti, "among other things" had been scrawled on the sidewalks and entry […]




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Racist Graffiti Found At Potter’s House

| June 16, 2009 | 0 Comments



JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The FBI, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives as well as the Jacksonville Sheriff's Officer are investigating after racist graffiti and images were painted all over a the property of a popular Jacksonville church on Monday. Vandals painted words and images such as white power, a swastika, KKK, the n-word, as […]




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Swastikas painted on sign at future Chandler Jewish center

| May 13, 2009 | 0 Comments



Two swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti marks plastered both sides of the sign for a future Jewish center in Chandler Tuesday. The wood sign sat on a vacant lot near Ray Road and McClintock Drive where the Chabad Center for Jewish Living will be built.   http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2009/05/13/20090513cr-jewish0513.html




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