The student, who investigators saw wearing a ring with a symbol used by the Nazi regime, eventually confessed to the crime expressing dislike of "certain Orthodox Jewish traditions."
Protests against coronavirus restrictions helped fuel the rise.
As antisemitism has risen in recent years, national Jewish organizations have urged the government to improve the hate crime reporting process.
"It is an unending frustration and unfortunately the police are doing nothing to stop this hatred," kindergarten teacher Aviva Levi said.
The Hate Crimes Task Force said 135 hate crimes have been reported in the city in 2021, compared to 93 last year.
When you're targeted based on your religion, that is an extremely isolating and scary feeling to have."
Chohan said her grandmother "was gonna work a double so she could have the day off today but decided to just grab her check and go home. She still had her check in her hand when they found her."
The use of both Yiddish and Hebrew can be seen as a direct call to address hate crimes against Jews in particular, as it appeals to the community as a whole.
The NO HATE bill introduced Thursday would train law enforcement across the country to report hate crimes according to a single standard.