The home of the parents of New York State’s Assistant Attorney General Jenny Michael was daubed Sunday with anti-Semitic graffiti Sunday.
Michael’s father, former New York City Budget Director Philip Michael, discovered the vandalism on the door to the family’s home in a Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx.
The word “Jew” was spray painted in large white letters on the black front door while the family was sleeping.
A New York Police Department spokesperson told the New York Post that the incident was being investigated as a hate crime.
“We don’t know who would do such a thing,” Jenny Michael told the paper. “It’s a Jewish area, but no other houses were targeted.”
Despite the fact that several Jewish families live in the neighborhood, Michael’s house was the only one vandalized, Jenny Michael told the Post.
Times of Israel staff contributed to this report.