Man in Queens allegedly uttered anti-Semitic remarks, spat at woman inside car
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Police are looking for a man who allegedly spat at a woman and made anti-Semitic remarks in Queens, New York. 

On Christmas Eve, a man tried to enter a yeshiva building but was denied access by school staff, a New York Police Department spokesperson told The Hill in an email Saturday. 

The man then allegedly walked to a car that was stopped in front of the building, made anti-Semitic remarks and spat into the vehicle through an open window.


The car's driver, a 44-year-old woman, was not harmed, police said. 

After spitting into the car, the man allegedly fled. 

The alleged incident follows a string of other anti-Semitic incidents in New York in recent weeks. In one attack, five people were stabbed at a Hanukkah celebration in Monsey, New York. 

New York City Mayor Bill de BlasioBill de BlasioThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the Air Line Pilots Association - Key 48 hours loom as negotiators push for relief deal Overnight Health Care: Fauci says family has faced threats | Moderna to charge to a dose for its vaccine | NYC adding checkpoints to enforce quarantine New York City adding 'key entry point' checkpoints to enforce quarantine MORE has said the city's police department would increase its patrolling in some neighborhoods with large Jewish populations. 

In the wake of the incidents, Jewish advocacy groups have called for an emergency boost in security funding ahead of the next federal government appropriations cycle.