Browsing: antisemitism

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After Sheepshead Bites broke the story yesterday about the anti-Semitic graffiti spray-painted on the centerpiece of Holocaust Memorial Park (West End Avenue between Shore Boulevard and Emmons Avenue), several elected officials and candidates for political offices sent in additional comments condemning the attacks. Here they are, published in the order they were received. Assemblyman Steven…

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A militant Jewish organization announced over the weekend that it will send “security teams” to Marine Park, calling for Jewish residents witnessing anti-Semitic acts of vandalism to “smash the neo-Nazis to pieces physically.” The Jewish Defense Organization is deploying their patrols in Marine Park, Borough Park and other areas that were recently targeted by anti-Semitic…

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GerritsenBeach.net is reporting that swastikas and other hate-related graffiti were discovered along the bulkhead on Devon Avenue in Gerritsen Beach. The site published photos of several versions of a swastika, including one with a circle around it and the word “Hail” scrolled above it. It’s not the only graffiti on the bulkhead; the site describes…

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The following is a message from the offices of Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz: In a push to punish those responsible for hate crimes, including the latest epidemic of anti-Semitic crimes plaguing our community, as a member of the Assembly’s Codes Committee, I called on the City’s District Attorneys to immediately seek the maximum penalty for defendants…

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The following is a press release from the offices of Councilman Lew Fidler: Council Member Lew Fidler along with Assembly Members Alan Maisel and Helene Weinstein expressed outrage and shock over the recent escalation of anti-Semitic vandalism and assaults in their Brooklyn communities. The most recent incident occurred yesterday, when a swastika was discovered on…

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The Sephardic Community Federation (SCF) is actively working to inform their members and supporters of their stance on congressional candidate Charles Barron. Community leaders have already come out denouncing Barron for what they say is his anti-Semitic and anti-Israel agenda. The SCF-sponsored full page ads in various major Jewish publications over the weekend, according to…