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September 16, 2014 - Anderlecht - A synagogue was the target of an arson attack.
October 3 – Bastia (Corsica) – Swastikas were painted on the city’s synagogue.
September 12, 2014 - Hertfordshire - Visibly Jewish school students were refused entry into a sporting goods store by a security guard who told them "no Jews" were allowed in. The store later apologized and the security guard was fired.
September 15, 2014 - Montevideo - The phrase “Zeig Hitler” and a swastika were drawn on a car belonging to a Jewish student of the Yavneh Jewish orthodox school.