In Pictures | Insurrection and Anti-Semitism Blend at the Capitol Riots

By | Jan 08, 2021
Prayer in Front of Washington Monument

Violent crowds swarmed the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6th, 2020 during President Biden’s confirmation, disrupting the proceedings and breaching the building’s police barricade. Many ethnic, racial and religious groups were targeted by rioters donning paraphernalia with historically inflammatory slogans, symbols and tropes. While the hate was widespread, Jewish Americans were subject to specific discrimination evidenced by Nazi Holocaust imagery and rhetoric. In addition, openly anti-semitic groups shouting pejoratives notably stood alongside Pro-Trump Jews carrying Israeli flags.

Read more of Moment‘s coverage of the violence at the U.S. Capitol.

Camp Auschwitz Shirt

Religious Images

Prayer in Front of  the Washington Monument

Man with a Confederate Flag

Noose Near the Capitol Hill

QAnon “Shaman”

Israeli Flag Held by a Protestor

Israeli Flag in Car Parade

Nazi Salute

Kek Flag (Satirical Religion, meant to mimic Nazi flag)

NSC-131: Neo-Nazi Group

HOI Sect of Black Hebrew Israelites

One thought on “In Pictures | Insurrection and Anti-Semitism Blend at the Capitol Riots

  1. allen eli segal says:

    Republican Party’s tent has been significantly ENLARGED.

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