He faces charges of criminal mischief, which the police classified as a hate crime, and making graffiti.
Glazer told the crowd of 200 people who had lined up that the event had to be cancelled due to safety concerns, Democracy Now reports.
And in NY, a political event hosted by Ilana Glazer of Comedy Central's "Broad City" at the Union Temple Synagogue in Brooklyn was canceled Thursday after anti-Semitic messages were found scrawled on walls throughout the building. Glazer, who was scheduled to interview journalist Amy Goodman and NY state senate candidates Andrew Gounardes and Jim Gaughran, came out on stage at 8:30 p.m.to announce the event had been cancelled due to the discovery of the threatening graffiti. He had an internship with Quinn when she was on the council, according to a New York Times profile done past year on Polite.
NYPD said that Polite entered the Union Temple, and wrote anti-Semitic statements in black marker throughout the building on November 1. The discovery had led to the cancellation on Thursday of a political event hosted by "Broad City" co-star Ilana Glazer.
The graffiti Polite allegedly left included "Kill all Jews", "Hitler", and some other frightful offensive messages.
Sources said the man was also caught on surveillance earlier Friday setting a rubbish fire at a second synagogue in Williamsburg.
Police say that he scrawled anti-Semitic graffiti inside the historic Union Temple synagogue in Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
Some of those incidents, like well-publicized attacks on Hasidic Jewish men in Brooklyn - were violent in nature.
As of Friday morning, the NYPD is still investigating the incident.
Mayor Bill de Blasio was to attend services at the Union Temple Friday night.
Polite has Jewish foster parents and was an intern for former City Council Speaker Christine Quinn - for whom he worked on initiatives to combat hate crime.
The anti-Semitic graffiti comes just a day after vandals drew a swastika and scrawled a racial epithet on a Brooklyn Heights brownstone and less than a week after a mass murder at a Pittsburgh synagogue, where the gunman allegedly yelled,"All Jews must die!"