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Swastika

Actually The History of the Swastika Really Does Matter. Here's Why...

Ajay Chaturvedi | Posted 07.20.2016 | World
Ajay Chaturvedi

Ajay Chaturvedi is the founder of HarVa, the first BPO set up in rural India which employs only women and author of the widely acclaimed, Lost Wisdom ...

Swastika Golf Balls Might Be The Perfect Thing To Hit At A Trump Course

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics

Trump has found his boogeyman. Or, more accurately, a bogey man found Trump. On Friday morning, during a press conference at one of his Scottish golf...

Donald Trump Gets Hitler Treatment In Atlanta Street Art

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 12.10.2015 | Politics

Sometimes a wheat pasting is worth a thousand words. Days after Donald Trump sparked outrage by proposing that all Muslims be banned from entering th...

Lisa Rinna Apologizes For Harry Hamlin's Swastika Shirt On Halloween

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 11.03.2015 | Entertainment

Lisa Rinna has apologized for her husband's extremely poor taste in Halloween costumes, but we're not sure it'll make anything better. The couple ste...

Recent Rash of Hate Crimes in San Francisco

Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 09.14.2015 | San Francisco
Alex Brant-Zawadzki

As I passed Little Zion Baptist Church on the corner of Divis and Ellis, I noticed something on the sidewalk. A swastika.

The South Surrenders?

Shermin Kruse | Posted 07.09.2016 | World
Shermin Kruse

The question answered by the South Carolina House of Representatives today is whether their state government, as a political and democratic institution representing constituents of all races, should maintain on its capitol grounds the very flag it placed there 50 years ago to protest the civil rights movement.

KKK Posing as Victim of "Cultural Genocide"

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

For literally decades, calls have gone out by civil and human rights advocates to remove of the battle flag of the Confederacy from public sites like state capitol grounds and other government buildings.

Heritage and Hate

Herb Silverman | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics
Herb Silverman

Trivia question: Who was the first gubernatorial candidate to call for removal of the Confederate flag? Answer: I was.

Why Take Down a Historic Flag?

Mark Boslough | Posted 06.19.2016 | Politics
Mark Boslough

Whatever the Confederate flag may have represented in the past, it is now understood by most people to stand for hate and racism. There is no reason to treat it any differently than we treat the Nazi Swastika.

Travis Waldron

Swastika On Field At Croatia-Italy Soccer Match

HuffingtonPost.com | Travis Waldron | Posted 06.12.2015 | Sports

A Friday soccer match between the Italian and Croatian national teams was marred by an unusual sight on the field: a swastika. Journalists at the m...

Should the Swastika Be Rehabilitated or Forever Damned? A Surprising Debate

Bernard Starr | Posted 05.09.2015 | Religion
Bernard Starr

Four hundred years or more from now, could the narrative be changed? Could the swastika become a symbol of victory over persecution and genocide?

Antonia Blumberg

The Swastika, An Ancient Symbol Of Prosperity, Struggles To Overcome Nazi Connections

HuffingtonPost.com | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 02.04.2015 | Religion

For many around the world, the swastika is a sign of genocide and hatred, reviled for its association to the Nazi party. But for centuries before the ...

Hanukah Swastika Gift Wrap Dilemma: What it Teaches About Race

Khanh Ho | Posted 02.09.2015 | Politics
Khanh Ho

So as I see it, if you are trying to get rid of this symbol, you need to recognize that it is not something from the outside that must be extinguished and pushed away. Rather, it is at the heart of our own culture.

Walgreens Removes Swastika Wrapping Paper

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 12.09.2014 | Business

"I looked at it and said, ‘These are swastikas,’ and I just blew it."

A Neo-Nazi Beauty Pageant -- Nefarious Glorification of Anti-Semitism at its Worst

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 12.20.2014 | World
Menachem Rosensaft

One of the most insidious, and perhaps ultimately one of the most dangerous, manifestations of neo-Nazi resurgence may well be its steady subversive infiltration of contemporary popular and consumer culture.

Violent Attackers Mark Jewish Teacher With Swastika

Posted 03.24.2014 | Religion

A Jewish teacher in Paris was subjected to a violent attack on Thursday night, according to a report by the Bureau for National Vigilance Against Anti...

Now Thailand Must Act Against 'Nazi Chic'

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 09.15.2013 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

We are outraged by those who created this travesty, by the young person posing in front of the mural using the Nazi salute and appalled by the apparent total silence of the University's elite.

Is This Pennsylvania Man's Home Being Vandalized Because Daughter Is Gay?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A Pennsylvania man says he believes his home is being targeted by vandals because his daughter is openly gay. As WPXI Channel 11 reports, John Nam...

Man Insists His Nazi Flag Is Anti-Obama, Not Anti-Jew, Plans To Prove It

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

Joseph Sincavage has made up his mind: The Nazi flag will remain on display outside his house, right next to the American flag, the Marine Corps flag ...

Disturbing Image Found At Obama Office

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A swastika was found painted on the window of President Barack Obama's campaign office in a Denver, Colo., suburb late Thursday. The...

Uplevel Twitter Swastikas With Jewish Pride And Universal Love

Eitan Press | Posted 12.10.2012 | Religion
Eitan Press

This week the hashtag #卐卐卐 got its 15 minutes of Twitter fame as a trending topic, but also stirred up a lot of bad feelings and raised some difficult questions.

Big Apple Beset by Oddball Anti-Semitism

Tony Phillips | Posted 08.29.2012 | Weird News
Tony Phillips

In a metropolitan area with the world's second largest Jewish population, residents and visitors have endured a spate of recent anti-semitism not seen since Mel Gibson went to rehab, a variety of Jew-baiting that's strange by any standard.

David Moye

UFO Group Rallies To Repair The Image Of The Swastika

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 06.22.2012 | Weird News

As symbols that represent the worst of humanity go, the Nazi swastika is hard to beat, but members of a UFO group want everyone to look past the dark ...

The Swastika in Our Neighborhood

Barbara Becker | Posted 04.09.2012 | New York
Barbara Becker

While walking with my 8-year-old son near our home in Manhattan, he spotted a purple swastika scrawled across a billboard advertisement. As I took in the complexities of the situation, my son uttered words that made my heart break.

Police Launch Investigation Into Latest Anti-Semitic Crime In Brooklyn

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 12.23.2011 | New York

The string of anti-Semitic crimes in Brooklyn continues. The New York City Police Department is now investigating an incident in which a swastika ...