Posts Tagged ‘graffiti’

3D Mapping Brings 2,000 years of Ancient Egyptian Graffiti into Focus

The oldest known graffiti in the world dates back to the ancient Egyptian civilization. It was carved and painted over 4,000 years ago on the walls of the temples and tombs. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Thrace: Pro-Turkey and Erdoğan graffiti in the village of Savra

Residents of the village of Savra in Western Thrace were confronted with the provocative actions of unknown people, who on Epiphany, wrote pro-Turkey slogans around the church and in other places. As can be seen in the photos published by Evros News, the people had written with red spray paint the words “Erdoğan” and “Tourkai”… […]

Why is the 13th Century Kelburn Castle covered in Colorful Graffiti?

Kelburn Castle is one of the oldest castles still standing in Scotland. Located in Fairlie, North Ayrshire, Kelburn Castle has a rich history that dates back to the 13th century. Now, however, it is mostly known as Scotland’s famous ‘graffiti castle,’ after a group of Brazilian graffiti artists painted over the exterior in 2007. Tourists […]

Knight’s Graffiti Shows Swiss Links With King David’s Tomb

A charcoal inscription has been identified at the alleged site of King David’s Tomb on Mount Zion in Jerusalem. Bearing the emblem of the Swiss family von Bubenberg, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) says the pilgrim graffiti shows a direct link between medieval Switzerland and Jerusalem. Extreme Devotion – The Medieval Pilgrimage Born as the […]

Jewish Woman Arrested For Antisemitic Graffiti In Brooklyn: ‘Maybe Antisemites Have A Point’

( A Jewish woman has been arrested for spray painting antisemitic graffiti at a bus stop in the heavily-Jewish populated section of Borough Park, Brooklyn: A Jewish woman charged with spray-painting two swastikas on a Brooklyn bus stop took to Facebook after the hate crime and posted “maybe the anti-semites have a point,” the NY […]

Roman Graffiti Shows Carved Phallus With Insult Found at Vindolanda Fort

A sizable, engraved penis has been discovered at the Vindolanda Roman fort in England, with a clear insult carved above it. The Roman graffiti insult, aimed at another Roman soldier, reads: “You shi**r!” Read more Section:  Artifacts Ancient Writings News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Auschwitz Barracks Defaced With Graffiti In English And German

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Police and prosecutors in southern Poland are investigating graffiti in English and German that appeared on multiple buildings at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, the site of the former Nazi German death camp. A security guard found the graffiti Tuesday sprayed on nine wooden barracks in an area where there is no closed-circuit […]

Anti-Semitic graffiti found at Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp

Anti-Semitic graffiti and slogans have been found at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. Nine barracks were spray-painted with anti-Semitic phrases in both English and German as well as two references to often-used Old Testament sayings frequently used by anti-Semites, the Auschwitz Memorial said in a statement on Twitter. The memorial, in charge of the preservation of […]

French police cars vandalized with graffiti, ‘pig’s head’ impaled on broom (PHOTOS)

Several police cars have been damaged and covered in graffiti in Rungis, a southern suburb of Paris, with vandals placing a broom reportedly topped with a pig’s head against one of the vehicles. According to BFMTV, the incidents took place in the early hours of Monday at a garage belonging to various police departments where […]

Venice Beach man removes antisemitic graffiti, cleans up streets

Venice Beach resident Daniel Khalili has been removing antisemitic graffiti appearing near Abbott Kinney this week.  Khalili posted a video to Instagram this week in which he can be seen spray-painting over graffiti, applied with a stencil, that reads “the Jew is guilty.”  “It was in a stencil, so obviously someone had done this beforehand,” […]

LA Resident Spray-Paints Over “The Jew Is Guilty” Graffiti

A Los Angeles resident discovered graffiti stating “The Jew Is Guilty” on the sidewalk of the Abbott Kinney area of Venice Beach on April 20. The resident, Daniel Khalili, posted a video of himself on Instagram spray-painting over the graffiti. Khalili told the Journal that he found at least three instances of the phrase on […]

Black student who faked ‘white supremacist’ graffiti on campus suspended from Albion College

    A black student at Albion College has been temporarily suspended for writing racist and anti-Semitic graffiti on a dormitory wall. After the culprit admitted his responsibility for the hoax, the school said “we’ll heal together.” Campus authorities at Missouri’s Albion College have discovered that a 21-year-old black student was responsible for the racist […]

Cops in British Columbia Investigate ‘Kill Jews’ Graffiti Scrawled Outside Chabad Center

Graffiti found at the Jewish community center in Victoria, British Columbia. Photo: CIJA Canadian Police are investigating antisemitic graffiti that was discovered on a Jewish community center in Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. Staff at the Chabad Center for Jewish Life and Learning on Glasgow Street in Victoria called police to report that […]

‘End assimilation’: Cars vandalized, racist graffiti sprayed in northern Israeli Bedouin village

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Cuomo Directs Hate Crimes Task Force to Investigate Graffiti at Jewish Center

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Photo: Reuters/USA Today. – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered the State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to provide assistance in an investigation of antisemitic graffiti found outside a Jewish center in Queens, NY. “I am disgusted by the swastika and other antisemitic graffiti that were found […]

Cal Poly AEPi Vandalized With Anti-Semitic Graffiti

The Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) house at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti on January 27. The San Luis Obispo Tribune reported that the graffiti consisted of multiple swastikas and anti-Semitic statements on and in front of the house. Police are investigating the matter as a hate crime. The […]

Graffiti equating Holocaust with Uighur persecution painted on monument

As the world commemorated Holocaust Memorial Day on Wednesday and the six million Jews killed by the Nazis, France’s Holocaust Memorial was vandalized with pro-Uighur graffiti, the Agence Press (AP) reported. Paris police discovered the graffiti early on Wednesday morning, the AP reported, as ceremonies were planned around the world to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance […]

Haredi mob attacks cops in Modiin Illit; graffiti likens police chief to Hitler

Clashes continued Wednesday between ultra-Orthodox rioters and police forces enforcing lockdown restrictions, and graffiti equating the new police commissioner with Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was spray-painted in Jerusalem. Cops arrived at a kindergarten in the settlement of Modiin Illit that was open in violation of lockdown rules, but were faced with dozens of people who […]

“Free Palestine” Graffiti Found on Three Israeli Oregon Restaurants

On January 9 and 10, three Israeli restaurants in Portland, Oregon were vandalized with graffiti, which included the words “Free Palestine.” The Oregonian reported that two branches of the restaurant Shalom Y’all as well as the vegan hummus restaurant Aviv were the targets of such graffiti. The graffiti at Shalom Y’all also included statements like […]

Restaurants in Portland vandalized with “free Palestine” graffiti

Ironically, neither of the restaurants vandalized considers itself exclusively Israeli. Source

Swastika graffiti painted on wall of Jewish cemetery near Auschwitz

The Nazis murdered three million non-Jews in Poland, in addition to three million Jewish Poles — half of all the Jews they had murdered throughout Europe. Source

Police: Protesters Graffiti St. Patrick’s Cathedral in NYC on New Year’s Day

Approximately 150 protesters blocked traffic Friday in front of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan, and someone graffitied the front of the church, according to police. Officers responded to the disorderly group gathered at 51st Street and Fifth Avenue at about 1:30 a.m., the New York Post reported. Freelance reporter Oliya Scootercaster tweeted video footage of the demonstration, […]

Jewish Man Arrested For Scrawling Anti-Semitic Graffiti On Brooklyn Synagogues in ‘Hate Crime’

By Chris Menahan The suspect who allegedly vandalized four synagogues in Brooklyn with anti-Semitic graffiti over the weekend has been identified as 39-year-old Emil Benjamin, who is a Jewish man from Brooklyn. Disturbing that this one man went on a hate-filled spree through Brooklyn over the weekend, vandalizing four synagogues and breaking into one. Hopeful […]

Graffiti reading ‘murdering Jews we will hang you’ painted at Spanish Jewish cemetery

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Police launch probe after swastika graffiti discovered in German parliament building

Police have launched an investigation after a swastika was found scratched on an elevator door in the Bundestag offices in Berlin. Displaying the Nazi symbol is a criminal offense in Germany. The discovery in the parliament building was made by a Green Party MP’s assistant, who posted a photo of the banned emblem on his […]

Antisemitic graffiti in UK city blamed on Labour Party activists

Two large graffiti signs with the words “Jewish lies matter” were found in the English city of Brighton and Hove on Tuesday.They appeared on the same day that the Labour Party readmitted former leader Jeremy Corbyn. He recently had been suspended for downplaying the results of an investigation that found Labour mishandled complaints of antisemitism […]

Property vandalized and stolen, racist graffiti sprayed near West Bank village

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Jewish cemetery in Michigan vandalized with pro-Trump graffiti

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Michigan Jewish cemetery vandalized with ‘TRUMP’ and ‘MAGA’ graffiti

JTA — A Jewish cemetery in Michigan was graffitied with the words “TRUMP” and “MAGA.” The graffiti comes days before the US presidential election, in which Michigan is a key swing state, and soon before US President Donald Trump’s final campaign rally, held in the Grand Rapids area on Monday. The 100-year-old cemetery in the […]

Medieval Graffiti to Repel Witches and Evil Spirits Found In Britain

In Britain, a mysterious discovery has been made in the ruins of a church in an abandoned medieval village. On some stones, archaeologists have found graffiti and some enigmatic marking. It is believed that the markings were made to ward off evil spirits or witches. This discovery is a timely one as we approach Halloween. […]

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