Anti-Semitism

Anthony Graziano In Court Jan. 25 (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutor: Synagogue Firebomb Suspect Admitted To Throwing Incendiary Devices

Prosecutors told the court that 19-year-old Anthony Graziano confessed to firebombing another synagogue in Paramus along with a home attached to a synagogue in Rutherford.

01/31/2012

Anthony Graziano (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: Synagogue Firebomb Suspect Also Targeted Paramus J.C.C.

The prosecutor said that Anthony Graziano was spooked by a passing patrol car and failed to carry out the third alleged attack.

01/27/2012

Anthony Graziano, 19, of Lodi, NJ is accused of hurling firebombs at two synagogues. (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Rutherford Synagogue Firebomb Suspect May Have Tried To Buy Weapons Before Arrest

“Someone like Mr. Graziano, let’s just say it’s probably best we did make the arrest when we did,” Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said Wednesday.

01/25/2012

Anthony Graziano, 19, of Lodi, NJ is accused of hurling firebombs at two synagogues. (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Authorities Arrest Teen In Rutherford Synagogue Firebomb Attack

The arrest of Anthony Graziano of Lodi comes just days after the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office released video of a “person of interest” sought in the investigation into the firebombing.

01/24/2012

(credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

NJ Authorities Release Pictures Of Man Sought For Questioning In Synagogue Firebomb Attack

Investigators say surveillance video shows him leaving a Walmart on Route 46 in Saddle Brook after buying materials to make Molotov cocktails.

01/20/2012

Rabbi Nosson Schuman leading interfaith gathering at Felician College (credit: CBS 2)

Interfaith Service Held To Counter Anti-Semitic Attacks In Bergen County

“I think we can use this act of hatred an act of unity,” said Rabbi Nosson Schulman. “Use that hatred and turn it inside out to love.”

01/14/2012

Rabbi Nosson Schuman (credit: rutherfordjewish.org)

Interfaith Service To Be Held In Wake Of Bergen County Synagogue Attacks

For Rabbi Nosson Schuman and his wife, it’s getting a little easier to sleep in their bedroom again. This is just days after someone firebombed their home and synagogue in Rutherford.

01/13/2012

Temple Beth El (credit: John Montone/1010 WINS)

Random, But Regular Police Protection Coming For Synagogues In Wake Of Recent Attacks In Northern N.J.

The firebombing of Rabbi Nosson Schuman’s residence next to Congregation Beth El marked the fourth hate crime targeted at a Jewish center in the past month.

01/12/2012

Rabbi Nosson Schuman (credit: rutherfordjewish.org)

Authorities Think Rabbi Was Targeted In Rutherford Firebomb Attack

Rabbi Nosson Schuman, who lives in the home with his wife and five children, said he saw a flash of fire outside his bedroom window before his bedspread caught fire.

01/11/2012

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer (file / credit: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images)

Stringer Has Had Enough Of The Anti-Semitism

Swastikas have been scrolled in white grease paint on the windows of a Japanese bookstore and clothing store on 41st Street and 6th Avenue, where several rabbis and Manhattan borough president Scott Stringer gathered Tuesday to say ‘enough.’

01/10/2012

Congregation K'Hal Adath Jeshurun - Paramus, NJ (file / credit: Synagogue Photo)

North Jersey Synagogues On Edge After Recent Incidents

Several synagogues in North Jersey are reviewing their security measures following a recent series of bias incidents.

01/06/2012

A message of hate spray painted outside of a Hackensack NJ temple (credit:CBS2)

Messages Of Hate Mar Chanukah Celebrations In NJ

Police in New Jersey are looking for the vandals who painted swastikas outside of synagogues in Hackensack and Maywood.

12/21/2011

The car of a Marine Park family which had the words "God don't like Jews" written on it in red marker in Marine Park. (credit: CBS 2)

Another Message Of Hate Rocks Brooklyn Neighborhood

Authorities said someone wrote the words “God don’t like Jews” in red marker on the window of a car owned by a Jewish family.

11/29/2011

Wodka Ad (credit: ADL.org)

‘Christmas Quality, Hanukkah Pricing’ Vodka Billboard Stirs Outrage

The Anti-Defamation League called the ad “crude and offensive,” and in a press release said it “reinforces anti-Semitic stereotypes.”

11/22/2011

'KKK' is scrawled on a car in Midwood on Nov. 11, 2011. (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn D.A. Hynes Appalled By Increase In Anti-Semitism; Markowitz Calls It ‘Anomaly’

People living in Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish communities are complaining of harassment and anti-Semitic slurs written on walls and even parking meters.

11/14/2011

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