Police arrested 28-year-old Steven Jorge on Tuesday for assaulting a 65-year-old Orthodox Jew in New York's Midtown, the New York Post reported.
"It was meant to shock, it wasn’t something subtle," said Westchester County Executive George Latimer.
The swastikas spotted at Pelham Middle School appeared just weeks after one was discovered at neighboring Scarsdale High School.
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"There is no comparison to the Holocaust, period.”
Cuomo, who arrived in Israel on Thursday on a lightning visit of barely two days, said that he was personally affronted by the rise in antisemitism.
During an interview on WAMC Northeast Public Radio, the governor also highlighted the importance of Israel as a trade partner.
“New York stands with Israel. We are all Jewish today,” said New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at the “Celebrate Israel” parade in Manhattan.