NYPD statistics reveal that hate crimes have increased by a whopping 83% — and the City Council's speaker minced no words in lamenting the epidemic presently afflicting the city with the nation's largest Jewish population as "an anti-Semitism crisis."
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.
A suspicious fire broke out Thursday night at the Chabad Center of Needham, MA, Shlucha Chanie Krinsky reported, the same night as a second fire at the Chabad Center of Arlington, MA.
Woman from Brick Township, New Jersey charged with "bias intimidation" after sending threatening messages on Facebook saying the "KKK is alive and well in Brick" and referencing Aryan Brotherhood.
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.
Young teenager caught on camera running up to and hitting a Haredi Jew on the head in Brooklyn. The perpetrator turned himself in afterwards, "Police are withholding the suspect’s name because he is a minor."
Swastikas and "88" (Heil Hitler) spray painted on road signs in Virginia.
BAL HARBOUR, FLA. Police have arrested a Daniel Starikov who shouted Jewish slurs and attacked two separate groups of Orthodox Jews on the Sabbath as they walked to, or in the area of, synagogues in Bal Halbour.
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.