Columbia University president opposes student referendum supporting BDS
Jerusalem Post Staff
Tue Mar 10 2020
Last week, in a strong statement, Columbia University President Lee Bollinger condemned antisemitism and opposed an upcoming undergraduate student vote calling on the university to support divestment from companies doing business with Israel, the Jewish News Syndicate (JNS) reported.
According to JNS, the referendum was scheduled to be voted on April 4 to April 8 and calls on the university to divest “from companies that profit from or engage in the State of Israel’s acts towards Palestinians.” The vote to hold a referendum on divestment was passed last November....