“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.
First-year history teacher Jeff Acor said Adolf Hitler “did many great things for Germany and their youth before the infamous Holocaust.”
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Local police are conducting an investigation, but don’t have much evidence to go on, law enforcement said.
Chabad says data shows a correlation between a moment of silence and a drop in violence.
“To find out this happened, that it happened almost in front of me, is startling,” the teacher said.