“It became painfully to me that in their eyes I was different, less than, and the jokes were not jokes.”
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.
Principal WIlliam Lawton told a parent: “I can’t say the Holocaust is a factual, historical event.”
He will be charged with felony vandalism and hate crimes for the graffiti painted on Burlingame High School.
The incident allegedly took place at Newberries Primary School in Radlett, a suburb of London that is around one-third Jewish.
“I can’t say the Holocaust is a factual, historical event because I am not in the position to do so as a school district employee,” he said last year.
Police are investigating the episode at the Lower East Side’s Mesivta Tiferes Yerushalayim as a possible bias incident.
The school district neither notified the wider school community about the incident nor revealed the methods it took to discipline students.
Dozens of Jewish schools in the borough will be installing the doors to keep out attackers, according to the Israel-based manufacturer.
In response, students of the school created chalk street art to spread messages of love and acceptance.