Anti-Semitism in Latin America

  • February 4, 2015

Anti-Semitic Incidents in 2015

Argentina

October 17/18 – Concepción del Uruguay, Entre Ríos – A Jewish cemetery was desecrated with a swastika.

August 1 - Sauce Viejo, Santa Fe - Graffiti reading "Black and Jewish here" along with a swastika were spray painted on a police officer's home, whose wife is Jewish.

June 25 - Parana, Entre Rios - Graffiti reading "Death to Jews" and a swastika were found spray painted on a wall.

March 10 - Rosario - Anti-Semitic graffiti reading "f*** Jews" was written on the Jewish community center, while the local Jewish cemetery was vandalized.

February 2 - Buenos Aires - Posters reading "A good Jew is a dead Jew. A good Jew is Nisman" were found in the Villa Crespo Neighborhood. Nisman was the prosecutor in charge of the AMIA bombing case who was found dead in his apartment on January 19th.

January 20 - Lago Puelo - Israeli tourists were physically attacked and insulted with anti-Semitic epithets.

Brazil

February 4 - Brasilia - Anti-Semitic posters calling Jews murderers, thugs, criminals, terrorists etc. were hung in the capital city.

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