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Columbia U Revised Statement in Response to Tree of Life Shooting

Emma Whitford

Inside Higher Ed

Wed Oct 31 2018

Columbia University revised its statement in response to the Saturday shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh that killed 11 people after an alumnus pointed out the absence of “Jews” or “anti-Semitism” in the university's statement.

The original statement, published in the Jewish Journal, included mentions of faith and identity but did not mention Jews, Judaism or anti-Semitism specifically....

Columbia U Revised Statement in Response to Tree of Life Shooting