Moshe Peter Loth, who identifies himself as a Holocaust survivor, was born into a Christian German family and was likely never in a Nazi camp.
Two hooded men knocked over more than 40 gravestones in the town of Geilenkirchen in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Comments such as “It’s as hot and humid as Auschwitz in here” or “you Jew” are common, she said, noting that her son’s Jewish identity is not public.
It is not clear from reports in the German media whether the victim actually is Jewish.
Germany’s main Jewish leader also warned against the rise of the far-right, anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany party.
The “Eagle Flyer” features four crooked arms with gondolas. It may be changed to three to avoid confusion with the Nazi symbol.
No foul play is suspected in the death of historian and blogger Marie Sophie Hingst.
A group of 10 harassed the 23-year-old tourist, who was hit in the face and suffered a black eye.
“Of course we have to take security precautions, use our heads and not walk into a place” that could be dangerous, said Berlin Rabbi Yehuda Teicht.
The publication follows controversial comments by Germany’s commissioner on anti-Semitism that he could not recommend that Jews wear kippot in public.