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Anti-Semitism in Latin America

Argentina

  • December 7, 2014 - Santiago del Estero - A Jewish cemetery was desecrated. Tombstones were destroyed, monuments were uprooted and photos were displaced.
  • November 11, 2014 - Buenos Aires - "Do good to the country, kill a Jew" was found spray painted in the Once neighborhood, an area that has a large population of Orthodox Jews.
  • November 11, 2014 - Cordoba - A swastika was found painted on the front door of the rabbi's home.
  • July 15, 2014 - Mendoza - Anti-Semitic graffiti, including swastikas, were painted on the front of the Israelite Cultural Center building.
  • June 27, 2014 – Basavilbaso, Entre Ríos - Swastikas were spray painted on the Tefila L'Moises Central Synagogue.

Brazil

  • May 8, 2014 - Santa Catarina - Graffiti reading "death to the Jews, they are human waste," "I want all Jews to be burned" and "They are closing the Federal University of Santa Catarina and will transform it into a concentration camp" was found in a bathroom on the campus of the Federal University of Santa Catarina.

  • January 14, 2014 - São Paulo – A swastika was found spray painted on the external wall of the Jewish Cultural Center.

Mexico

  • January 8, 2014 - Mexico City - A banner was found near the Mexican Senate that read “All of Peña Nieto’s public authorities are Jews,” “They steal millions,” “Go leave for Israel,” “Jewish murderers,” and “Bring Peña Nieto to Israel and all of the PRI-PAN mafia.”

Uruguay

  • November 18, 2014 - The president of Penarol, a Uruguayan soccer club, called a Jewish radio journalist who was interviewing him a "f***ing Jew."
  • 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.
  • August 3, 2014 - Montevideo - A swastika was 'keyed' on the doors of an apartment building known to have a number of Jewish residents.
  • August 2, 2014 - Ciudad de la Costa - The phrase "Jews get out of my country" was spray painted on a beach structure.

Venezuela

  • August 15, 2014 - Caracas - The word "Judio" and a swastika were spray painted on a car.
  • January 9, 2014 - Caracas – Anti-Semitic graffiti was found on the Keter Torah synagogue in the San Bernardino neighborhood
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