Biracial Jewish woman says she was set on fire in attack investigated as hate crime | Jewish Telegraphic Agency
(JTA) — A biracial Jewish woman in Madison, Wisconsin, said she was attacked and set on fire by four white men.
Police were probing the early Wednesday incident as a hate crime, CBS News reported.
The woman, Althea Bernstein, said someone yelled a racial epithet at her while her car was stopped at a light and her window was down. Bernstein, 18, said she saw four white men, and one sprayed liquid and threw a lighter on her, setting her on fire. She was treated at a hospital for burns on her face.