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  • Kosher store near Paris hit by arson attack on anniversary of Jewish supermarket shooting

    01/09/2018 9:12:07 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 1 replies
    TheLocal.fr ^ | 9 January 2018 13:09 CET+01:00 | AFP/The Local (Ben McPartland)
    A suspected arson attack that burnt down a French kosher grocery store near Paris on Tuesday has revived anti-Semitism fears in France, three years to the day since a deadly assault on a Jewish supermarket by a jihadist gunman.A suspected arson attack on a French kosher grocery store has revived anti-Semitism fears. The incident took place in Créteil to the south east of Paris in France’s Val-de-Marne department. The fire at the store Promo & Destock in Mont-Mesly in Créteil was signaled to the authorities at around 5 am on Tuesday morning. One or more of the individuals involved in...
  • No, Forcing Jews To Bake Swastika Cakes Is Not Like Forcing Homophobes To Bake Gay Cakes

    12/08/2017 10:57:09 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 160 replies
    The Forward ^ | Jenny Singer | December 8, 2017
    New Year’s resolutions: get outdoors more often, read more books, and stop hanging out with people who only bring up the Holocaust as a way to illustrate unrelated arguments and never to talk about the systematic murder of six million Jews. This week the editorial board of the Chicago Tribune published an editorial, “Wedding Cakes And Conscience,” contending that a baker in Colorado being forced to design a wedding cake for a gay couple would constitute a violation of his freedom of expression. To illustrate the point, the Tribune encouraged readers to understand Colorado baker Jack Phillips’ predicament, saying, “imagine...
  • Someone is mailing racist letters throughout the city

    10/04/2017 9:22:54 PM PDT · by sparklite2 · 34 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 4, 2017 | Jennifer Gould Keil
    Someone is sending racist letters emblazoned with a swastika and President Trump’s “Make America Great Again” slogan to several businesses from Borough Park in Brooklyn to Harlem, police sources said. The mailed letters started arriving Friday. The recipients include a kosher bakery and a meat market in Brooklyn, the Harlem Business Alliance and a Starbucks. Cards inside the envelopes include incendiary rhetoric about Jews, blacks and gay people.
  • Man admits fake hate-crime report, faces probation

    09/27/2017 7:19:18 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 27 replies
    Times Union ^ | 5 Sept 2017 | By Robert Gavin
    Andrew King has admitted he spray-painted swastikas on his own home and lied about it to police. King, who will turn 55 on Friday, pleaded guilty last week to falsely reporting an incident, a misdemeanor. He will receive three years of probation ...
  • Man arrested for spray painting swastikas on his home not believed to be Jewish

    03/21/2017 6:23:54 PM PDT · by ErikJohnsky · 17 replies
    News 10 ABC ^ | 3/20 | Anya Tucket
    There’s a new shocking revelation to the man whom Schenectady Police claim faked his own hate crime. It turns out he may not even be Jewish as he claimed to be. “I looked and said, ‘what the hell is going on here?'” That was Andrew King during a NEWS10 ABC interview in February. He showed the messages of hate, swastikas spray-painted on the front of his Schenectady home. ... They say he tried to convert several times but was turned down by at least two congregations. They strongly cautioned me that Mr. King does not represent the Jewish community and...
  • The Clintons Employ Muslim Brotherhood Officials? You Can’t Be Serious

    I don’t know who is more shocked about this, me or Huma Abedin, but it turns out that a former top Clinton Foundation official is also … a senior Muslim Brotherhood official who has just been arrested for – you’ll never guess – inciting violence in Egypt. Not to worry, I’m sure it was only moderate violence. The Washington Free Beacon’s Adam Kredo reports on Gehad [as in Jihad] el-Haddad: "A senior Muslim Brotherhood official who, until recently, had been employed by the William J. Clinton Foundation was arrested in Cairo on Tuesday and charged with inciting violence.Gehad el-Haddad served...
  • 'There are SWASTIKAS on the bottom!' Boot brand is forced to recall footwear after customers complai

    01/14/2017 7:25:25 PM PST · by EveningStar · 80 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | January 10, 2017 | Miranda Bryan
    Full title: 'There are SWASTIKAS on the bottom!' Boot brand is forced to recall footwear after customers complain the soles are covered with inappropriate symbols A shoe manufacturer has said it will recall one of its boots after customers complained that the sole was decorated with swastikas. The issue emerged after a customer told of his shock after receiving his new boots and shared an image of the underside of his boot - which appeared to feature swastikas - online. Makers of the Polar Fox boot, which is still on sale on Amazon for $38.99, claim they were unaware of...
  • Dresden Buddhists Drop Swastika to Keep Peace

    09/30/2015 3:35:06 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    The Local ^ | 28 Sep 2015
    On Sunday eastern Germany's first Buddhist graveyard opened in Dresden, marking a turning point for the region's Vietnamese community. But a missing symbol makes the burial ground a peculiarly German affair. The burial ground is long overdue, Ding Linger, a spokesperson for the Vietnamese Buddhist Centre in Dresden told The Local. "It's been needed for 40 years since Vietnamese people first came to East Germany," he said. Vietnamese are the largest immigrant population in east Germany, making up 100,000 of the population. Of those, 7,000 live in Dresden, reports the Hamburger Morgenpost. With around 85 percent of the Vietnamese population...
  • Anti-Semitism on Campus 2015

    05/15/2015 6:57:42 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 5 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | May 15, 2015 | Malcolm A. Kline
    It’s sad that we have to do an annual recap on this topic. It’s even sadder that we could do more frequent updates. The Amcha Intiative at the University of California, led by the estimable Tammi Rossman-Benjamin, a lecturer in the UC system, has compiled a “Swastika Tracker” which gives “a partial list of incidents where swastikas were found on U. S. campuses.” Swastikas have been display on at least 14 campuses so far this year including: • Stanford • Northwestern • The University of Missouri • Framingham State University • Farleigh Dickinson • Northeastern • Tufts • SUNY Purchase...
  • Support Of Israel Reason House Was Tagged With Swastikas, Frat Says

    02/01/2015 2:32:56 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 25 replies
    CBS13 Sacramento ^ | January 31, 2015 | By Lemor Abrams
    DAVIS--On Saturday morning – the holiest day of the week for Jews – swastikas spray painted in red on their Jewish frat house were the last thing these brothers expected to wake up to. “I’m a freshman so I’ve never had to deal with such outward show of hate towards me and my people,” Itai Ofir said. Ofir and his Jewish fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi call it anti-Semitism at its worst. “I mean, you can see throughout history many Arab countries have tried to take down Israel,” Nir Voloshin said. Pro-Israel students say they feared recent events would lead to...
  • Swastikas Found Painted On Jewish Frat House In Davis [California]

    02/01/2015 1:42:44 AM PST · by Lonely Bull · 15 replies
    CBS Sacramento ^ | January 31, 2015
    DAVIS (CBS13) – A Jewish fraternity woke up to the hate symbols spray-painted on their home Saturday morning. Two red swastikas were found painted on Alpha Epsilon Pi’s house, an off-campus fraternity. The Davis Police Department says they are investigating the incident as a hate crime. AEPI brothers believe the vandalism was done in retaliation to their support for Israel, as this week the student body voted to pass an act that will urge the UC Regents to divest from companies that provide resources to Israel. The frat brothers say they’ve been very outspoken at those “divestment meetings” and believe...
  • Swastikas found at Jewish frat house near Atlanta

    10/06/2014 9:01:28 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 6, 2014 9:32 AM EDT
    Swastikas were found painted on the exterior of a historically Jewish fraternity house at Emory University in metro Atlanta over the weekend, according to police and university reports, and officials said the vandalism would not be tolerated as they stepped up patrols at the private school. The Alpha Epsilon Pi house was targeted early Sunday morning, shortly after the end of the observance of the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur, Emory officials said. …
  • Calgary--city of swastikas and 'Heil Hitler!'

    08/04/2014 10:12:34 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/04/14 | Arthur Weinreb
    Last Friday night, swastikas, most of them backwards, were painted on at least five houses in Calgary SE. And, as in the case of the July 18 pro-Palestinian demonstration where the cops failed to show up while a family of pro-Israel demonstrators were punched, kicked, knocked to the ground and had their Israeli flags stolen, the police have once again downplayed what happened.
  • Vandals Desecrate Jewish Cemetery in Hungary

    03/14/2014 12:32:44 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    INN ^ | 3/14/2014, 8:50 PM | Elad Benari
    Residents of the Jewish community in Tatabanya, Hungary, were shocked to discover on Friday that unknown vandals had desecrated the local Jewish cemetery. The vandals spray-painted anti-Semitic graffiti on the tombstones, including swastikas and statements such as “Smelly Jews” and “The Holocaust didn’t happen, but it will.” “They spray-painted swastikas and the black cross which was a symbol of the Nazi movement during the reign of Adolf Hitler,” said Zohar Meir, one of the initiators of the March of the Living in Hungary, which is scheduled for next month. …
  • Reseda Special Education School Vandalized With Swastikas, Anti-Obama Graffiti

    06/11/2013 3:10:43 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 23 replies
    CBS Los Angeles ^ | June 11, 2013 | CBS Los Angeles
    RESEDA (CBSLA.com) — A San Fernando Valley high school has been vandalized with hate messages, including threats to President Barack Obama, authorities announced Monday.
  • Greece: Afghan with swastikas throws woman over coastal wall

    05/29/2013 9:07:56 AM PDT · by george76 · 9 replies
    DG ^ | May 28, 2013 | Katerina Nikolas
    Police in Corfu have arrested an illegal Afghan immigrant after he robbed a 20-year-old student and callously threw her over an eight-meter coastal wall. Police were surprised to find the Afghan had tattoos of swastikas and other Nazi symbols on his body. Pantelis Haidos, the father of the young history student that was viciously attacked
  • Wave of Anti-Semitic Graffiti Hits Massachusetts

    04/09/2013 9:11:18 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    INN ^ | 4/9/2013, 4:13 PM | Rachel Hirshfeld
    A wave of anti-Semitic and racially charged graffiti hit several locations in Medford, Massachusetts over the weekend, leaving local residents and officials vowing to mount a vigorous investigation into the identities of the perpetrators who desecrated the city on the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day. According to Police, 12 different areas of South Medford including Tufts University, local schools, playgrounds and posted signs were tagged with swastikas, racially charged language and apparent gang symbols. …
  • Report: Girls Who Admitted To Drawing Swastikas In Maple Syrup Expelled From School (Video at link)

    04/10/2012 2:54:25 PM PDT · by yorkie · 65 replies
    CBS Los Angeles ^ | April 10, 2012
    Jon Lovitz may have been a comedian since he was 15, but for him, a prank involving maple syrup was no laughing matter. Lovitz took to his Twitter account to decry swastikas and “Jew” written in maple syrup on the front walkway of a childhood friend’s home in Northridge. Three girls, who admitted to what the Los Angeles Police called an ill-advised prank, have been permanently expelled from their school, Nobel Middle School, Lovitz tweeted Tuesday. The prank, which also included feces left on the family’s doorstep and toilet paper on the property’s trees, was discovered April 3. The family...
  • Egyptians Protest Outside Israeli Embassy With Swastika Sign Saying “The Gas Chambers Are Ready”

    08/22/2011 9:01:17 PM PDT · by SanFranDan · 21 replies
    GatewayPundit.com ^ | August 22, 2011 | Jim Hoft
    FULL TITLE: Islamic Spring...Egyptians Protest Outside Israeli Embassy With Swastika Sign Saying “The Gas Chambers Are Ready” Islamic Spring– Footage of Egyptians Demonstrating opposite Israeli Embassy in Cairo Showing Sign with Swastika Saying “The Gas Chambers Are Ready” Al-Jazeera TV. MEMRI TV reported: Footage of Egyptians Demonstrating opposite Israeli Embassy in Cairo Shows Sign with Swastika Saying “The Gas Chambers Are Ready” Al-Jazeera TV (Qatar) – August 21, 2011 – 01:14 Via Atlas Shrugs Hundreds of Egyptians shout anti-Israeli slogans as they look to Israel’s embassy floor on a building in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Aug.20, 2011, to protest the deaths...
  • Just Swastikas

    10/04/2010 6:22:48 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 10/4/2010 | Mike Adams
    Plans for National Coming Out Day are going well all across North Carolina – especially at UNC-Charlotte (UNCC). Conservative students at UNCC are planning a Conservative Coming Out Day in response to National Coming Out Day. I will be there to offer a diverse perspective on an important issue that has been largely ignored on our nation’s campuses. My speech will highlight several pending cases, which show that homosexuals are not the principal victims of civil rights violations in this country. Instead, they are the principal perpetrators of civil rights violations in this country – especially on our college campuses....