Columbia Jewish Groups Express Appreciation for President’s Condemnation of Antisemitism, but Note ‘Still a Long Way to Go’ in Fight Against Hate on Campus

Benjamin Kerstein

The Algemeiner

Mon Mar 09 2020

Jewish student groups at Columbia University expressed appreciation for a statement against antisemitism issued by the school’s president, while warning that more must be done to deal with a campus atmosphere that was becoming “more and more hostile” toward Jews and Israel.

Columbia President Lee C. Bollinger issued a statement to the university senate plenary on Friday expressing “concern” about “rising antisemitism on our campus,” connecting it to the activities of the anti-Israel BDS movement, to which he declared his opposition....

Columbia Jewish Groups Express Appreciation for President’s Condemnation of Antisemitism, but Note ‘Still a Long Way to Go’ in Fight Against Hate on Campus

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