A leading rabbi in Dayton, Ohio, is warning the city’s Jewish community to stay away from a planned Ku Klux Klan (KKK) rally in the city this weekend, warning the demonstration and planned counter demonstrations will be a “powder keg.”
Nolan Brewer, 21 was sentenced to federal hate crime for defacing synagogue, with intention to commit arson. He carried out the vandalism with his wife (name withheld) with the intention of sparking more radicalism and intimidating the Jewish community.
Fires at a Chabad House and the personal home of a rabbi in two Boston suburbs are being treated as a hate crime by police.
“Sitting there hearing about Jews being gassed, eight million perished including children, watching family members being gassed or tortured or shot, is not remotely funny,” she wrote. Butterfield reportedly replied, “If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the oven.”
The deadliest attack on Jews in American history appears to have triggered a spike in anti-Semitic searches on Google, exclusive research by CNN shows.
The Harvard Lampoon has apologized for printing a sexualized image of Anne Frank in its latest issue, insisting that it denounces “all forms” of anti-Semitism. The image was published over the weekend, and the student-run magazine only apologized after an uproar from those who said there was nothing funny about trivializing the Holocaust.
Approximately 80% of all hate crimes in New York City are antisemitic, even though there is an overall reduction in total numbers of hate crimes.
A series of photos featuring a group of teenagers crowded around a swastika made of red plastic cups – laughing, toasting and Sieg Heiling over the Nazi symbol – is shaking swaths of predominantly white and affluent communities across Orange County, Calif., where at least some of the teens are enrolled in high school.