vandalism

Swastika on a wall (illustrative)
Jewish, Black historical Virginia cemeteries vandalized with Nazi symbol

The triskele, or triskelion, looks like three interlocking sevens and was one of many ancient European symbols appropriated by the Nazis and later by white supremacist groups.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
05/08/2020
Nazi salute
Couple arrested for hate crime after yelling 'white power,' using Nazi salute

The victims filed a hate crime/vandalism report with police the following day, July 23, and on July 24, police had obtained arrest warrants for both of the suspects.

Houston's Buffalo Soldier Museum vandalized with swastikas

The vandalism coincided with National Buffalo Soldier Day, a day meant to honor African-Americans who fought in the US military.

Swastika, other graffiti spray-painted on Jewish buildings in Cleveland

Graffiti also was discovered on a supermarket across the street that has been vandalized previously.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
28/07/2020
A Jewish cemetery (illustrative)
Canadian police apologize for calling anti-Nazi vandalism hate crime

The memorial was made to commemorate those who served in the unit of Ukrainian volunteers that fought for the Nazis.

Swastika on a wall (illustrative)
Two synagogues in Sarasota, Florida vandalized on same day

“We will be ever vigilant in looking after the safety and security of our members and our children. But we will not allow hate to distract us from the holy work that defines our temple missions.”

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
17/07/2020
Fountain at Donald Trump Square vandalized in protest against annexation, June 29, 2020
Suspect arrested in vandalism of Israel’s Donald Trump Square

The Hebrew words for “Annexation will cost us in blood” were found painted in red on the ground at the Petach Tikvah site.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
15/07/2020
Head of Cecil Rhodes gouged off Cape Town monument

Thousands of protesters have marched across the United States and Europe calling for the removal of monuments seen as glorifying the imperialist nature of countries such as Britain.

By REUTERS
14/07/2020
A Jewish cemetery (illustrative)
Dozens of graves in Europe's oldest Jewish cemetery vandalized, desecrated

It is currently estimated that anywhere from 50 to 100 gravestones were vandalized, including the grave of the Maharam of Rothenburg

13/07/2020
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