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NJ teen confesses to spearheading plot to vandalize Midwestern synagogues

He said he called his efforts “Operation Kristallnacht,” a reference to the pogrom throughout Nazi Germany in 1938 that many refer to as the start of the Holocaust.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
01/03/2021
Swastika on a wall (illustrative)

Washington synagogue, Holocaust memorial vandalized with swastikas

The suspect was wearing a red mask and sunglasses, blue jeans, black boots, a dark hooded jacket, black gloves and a dark beanie-style stocking cap.

Swastika on a wall (illustrative)

Swastikas painted in front of California campus’ Jewish fraternity house

“We awoke to multiple swastikas and antisemitic statements spray-painted on and in front of our house,” the fraternity wrote in an Instagram post on Saturday.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
08/02/2021

Marilyn Manson accused of being antisemitic, racist by Evan Rachel Wood

Wood accused Manson of having tattoos of Nazi imagery and that when he was mad at her, he would "draw swastikas over my bedside table."

Swastika on a wall (illustrative)

Man arrested after swastikas spray-painted on doors of Montreal synagogue

The synagogue is known internationally for nurturing, and burying, the legendary singer and poet Leonard Cohen.

By DAVID LAZARUS/JTA
15/01/2021

Swastika graffiti painted on wall of Jewish cemetery near Auschwitz

The Nazis murdered three million non-Jews in Poland, in addition to three million Jewish Poles — half of all the Jews they had murdered throughout Europe.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
12/01/2021
Headstone of a German WWII POW in Texas

Veterans Affairs removes headstones with swastikas at Texas cemetery

The VA rejected initial calls to replace the headstones, saying it was not legally permitted to unilaterally remove or alter the headstones under the National Historic Preservation Act.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
24/12/2020
Anne Frank at her writing table in 1940; how many Anne Franks were lost in the Holocaust?

Anne Frank memorial in Boise, Idaho, vandalized with swastika stickers

The memorial, until recently the only statue of Anne Frank in the United States, was toppled by vandals in 2007 and vandalized again in 2017.

By BEN SALES/JTA
11/12/2020
Swastika on a wall (illustrative)

Swastikas carved in headstones, spray-painted on memorials in Germany

In Ukraine, swastikas were etched into the walls of a former synagogue building and a Celtic cross was spray-painted on it.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
19/11/2020
A man wearing a Swastika [Illustrative]

Brazilian with infamous swastika pool expelled from his political party

Wandercy Pugliesi, 58, named his son Adolf, and police seized a trove of Nazi-related materials from him in 1994.

By MARCUS GILBAN/JTA
14/10/2020
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