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Office of Jewish Professor at Columbia U Vandalized with Swastikas & Anti-Semitic Graffiti

Staff

The Jewish Voice

Fri Nov 30 2018

A Jewish professor at Columbia University in New York was the target of anti-Semitic vandalism on Wednesday, walking into her office to discover two red swastikas and the slur “Yid” spray painted on the walls.

Elizabeth Midlarsky, 77, has taught and researched the Holocaust at the Columbia Teachers College for nearly three decades.

She told CNN that she “almost passed out” when she discovered the graffiti and “was so shaky, I wasn’t sure I was going to make it.” Her shock and fear were so great that fellow staff members had to escort her home....

Office of Jewish Professor at Columbia U Vandalized with Swastikas & Anti-Semitic Graffiti