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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Washington University student Max LaVictoire stands by his Dodge Ram 1500, which was vandalized while he was out of town over spring break. All four tires on his truck had been slashed and two swastikas had been keyed into the body of the vehicle. Photo: Ellen Futterman

Jewish fraternity members’ vehicles vandalized; one keyed with swastikas

By Ellen Futterman, Editor March 19, 2012

When Max LaVictoire returned to the Zeta Beta Tau house at Washington University Friday evening after a week of skiing over the school’s spring break, he was greeted by an unwelcome — and extremely upsetting — surprise: All four tires on his Dodge...

N.Y. Jewish man nabbed for anti-Semitic attacks

JTA January 17, 2012

A Jewish man from Manhattan was arrested for making anti-Semitic phone calls to his mother and other women, and is suspected of painting anti-Semitic graffiti in Brooklyn. David Haddad, 56, was arrested Sunday for making anti-Semitic phone calls including...

Anti-Semitic graffiti painted in Brooklyn neighborhood

JTA January 16, 2012

Swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti were painted in three spots in an Orthodox Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn. Swastikas and the words "Die Jews" were painted on a driveway in the Midwood neighborhood of Brooklyn on Saturday night. Swastikas were...

Brooklyn jewelry store to stop selling swastika earrings

JTA, NEW YORK January 12, 2012

A Brooklyn jewelry store owner agreed to stop selling swastika earrings amid criticism from Jewish leaders.   Young Sook Kim, the owner Bejeweled in Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood, had initially defended the earrings claiming that the swastikas represented...

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