From 2016 to 2018, swastika vandalism rose 76 percent, according to the NYPD. There was a notable increase after the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting.
The incident is the latest in a cycle of hate crimes around the pilgrimage site of the Breslav hasidic movement.
“During interviews … she admitted to both acts of vandalism and indicated her disdain for people of other religions and ethnic backgrounds.”
The front door was damaged, and someone threw bricks through the windows.
It reads: “In this place, on March 24 1944, the Nazis gathered the 1,000 Jews of Kastoria and transported them to death camps in Auschwitz.”
ZBT is a traditionally Jewish fraternity. Its menorah was valued at $1,800.
Microwaves were broken, as well. The full extent of the “criminal damage” is unclear, according to university police, which is still investigating.
“Palestine exists. Acknowledge it,” was also painted on the wall, next to the original phrase, “Anti-Semitism Exists. Acknowledge it.”
‘Jexit’ appears to be an anti-Semitic play on “Brexit,” Britain’s planned pullout from the European Union.
“You are right :)” was written under the anti-Semitic comment. Swastikas were drawn on two pages, as well.