Columbia University president opposes BDS referendum ahead of student vote

JACKSON RICHMAN

Jewish News Syndicate

Mon Mar 09 2020

Columbia University president Lee Bollinger came down hard on anti-Semitism last week ahead of an undergraduate student referendum next month calling on the university to divest from companies doing business in Israel.

“There is no question that this is a highly contentious issue, both the underlying issues of Israel and the Palestinians and the idea of divestment as a means of protest about Israel’s policies,” said Bollinger in a statement on March 6....

Columbia University president opposes BDS referendum ahead of student vote

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