Tag: white supremacists

Russia: Skinheads firebomb synagogue

| September 15, 2009 | 0 Comments



Four arrested in far-eastern city of Khabarovsk for throwing Molotov cocktails at temple’s window, police officer’s home. Suspects face arson charges that carry five-year sentence. Meanwhile, anonymous persons vandalize 58 gravestones in Jewish cemetery in Argentina AFP and Ynet Published: 09.14.09, 16:33 / Israel Jewish Scene A group of Russian skinheads have been detained for […]




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Va. man charged in Norfolk synagogue vandalism

| August 11, 2009 | 0 Comments



Police on Monday announced the arrest of a man charged with vandalizing several synagogues in April with anti-Semitic, anti-gay and racist messages. John Edward Grogan, 29, of the 200 block of Elizabeth Ave. in Waynesboro, was arrested there July 9, said police spokeswoman Karen Parker-Chesson. She said investigators at first did not want to compromise […]




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Suspected white supremacist charged in vandalism of synagogues

| August 10, 2009 | 0 Comments



NORFOLK – Detectives say the man arrested and charged with vandalizing synagogues in Norfolk is a member of a white supremacist group. John Edward Grogan, a 29-year-old Waynesboro resident, has been arrested and charged with vandalizing several local synagogues on April 17. He was identified as one of the suspects after police released surveillance video […]




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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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Security In Jewish Community Tightens After Attack

| June 11, 2009 | 0 Comments



BALTIMORE — An attack at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C., is causing local synagogues, Jewish schools, and community and cultural centers to tighten security and others to question how these things happen. Art Abramson, director of the Baltimore Jewish Council, said he heard about the Holocaust Museum shooting from Baltimore city police. Abramson said […]




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Local Synagogues react to DC shooting

| June 11, 2009 | 0 Comments



PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL — It happened in seconds without warning. An 89 year old man with a criminal record and ties to white supremacy unloaded decades of rage at Washington DC's Holocaust Museum. "I saw just a glance of an older gentleman and didn't know who he was. I wasn't paying attention and then […]




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Holocaust denier charged in DC museum shooting

| June 11, 2009 | 0 Comments



WASHINGTON – An 88-year-old white supremacist was charged with murder Thursday, a day after officials said he left a signed anti-Semitic screed in his car outside the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, then gunned down a security guard who opened the door to let him in. Guard Stephen T. Johns was shot to death Wednesday by […]




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Anti-Semitic Incidents Decline For Third Straight Year In U.S., According To Annual ADL Audit

| June 2, 2009 | 0 Comments



New York, NY, June 1, 2009 � The number of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States declined for the fourth consecutive year, according to newly issued statistics from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). The League's annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents, issued today, counted a total of 1,352 incidents of vandalism, harassment and physical assaults against Jewish […]




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Brazilian Police Thwart Neo-Nazi Bombing of Synagogues

| May 22, 2009 | 0 Comments



(IsraelNN.com) Brazilian police have thwarted an attempt by neo-Nazis to bomb at least two synagogues in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre. Police inspector Paulo Cesar Jardim said that a "major tragedy" was prevented. He said that the neo-Nazi group is comprised of about 50 well-organized dangerous criminals. A statement by the group said […]




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Plots against Jewish targets in U.S.

| May 21, 2009 | 0 Comments



NEW YORK (JTA) — Lone attackers or small, independent groups with no formal ties to wider terrorist networks have planned several plots against Jewish targets. March 1, 1994 — Lebanese-born Rashid Baz opens fire on a van carrying 15 Chabad-Lubavitch rabbinical seminary students on the Brooklyn Bridge, killing Ari Halberstam, 16, and injuring three others. […]




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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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