The officer “decided that it would be funny to wear a make-shift Yamaka and parade around the Firehouse with it on and make fun of the Jewish Faith.”
The vandalism is being investigated as a bias incident.
Residents of Brick Township and Mahwah, New Jersey, have effectively tried in the past two years to remove Orthodox Jews from city parks.
“can we please do something about our parks and beaches,” the tweet read. “They are being invaded by the hasidic and orthodox jews and being ruined.
Funeral services will be at Congregation Beth Chaim in Princeton, New Jersey, where the victim, Samantha Josephson, grew up.
The grants will go for capital improvements, professional development, staff training, research and evaluation.
From 2016 to 2018, swastika vandalism rose 76 percent, according to the NYPD. There was a notable increase after the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting.
“I do a lot of talking about love, doing things for others and altruism. This was my opportunity to do that and I didn’t want to let it go.”
First-year teacher Jacob Rabinowitz said the anti-Semitism began on the first day of class, including students throwing coins at him.
“I was distracted trying to prove I’m not a racist.”