Swastikas Spray Painted On Jewish Columbia Professor's Office

Alyssa Fisher

Forward

Thu Nov 29 2018

A Columbia University professor’s office was vandalized with two swastikas and an anti-Semitic slur, CNN reported.

Elizabeth Midlarsky, who is Jewish, has published articles on the Holocaust. The NYPD launched an investigation into what appears to be a hate crime.

“I opened the outer door and almost passed out,” she told CNN, about the moment she saw the two red swastikas and the word “YID” spray painted on a wall outside her office.

Midlarsky has been working at the university’s Teachers College for 28 years. She reported the vandalism to security and was brought home in a van, according to CNN....

Swastikas Spray Painted On Jewish Columbia Professor's Office

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