Columbia University Professor's Office Targeted With anti-Semitic Graffiti
Thu Nov 29 2018
A Jewish professor's New York office was targeted in an anti-Semitic attack, Columbia University's student-run newspaper reported Wednesday.
Elizabeth Midlarsky, 77, who teaches and researches the Holocaust at Columbia Teachers College, arrived at work on Wednesday to discover two red swastikas had been scrawled on the door to her office alongside the word “Yid” (a derogatory term for “Jew”), the Columbia Spectator wrote.
Midlarsky, who was the target of a similar incident in the past, told CNN that while such acts of vandalism did not surprise her, she thought the reason for Wednesday's incident was “connected to a trend and upsurge in anti-Semitism that we've seen in recent years.” ...