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New report on anti-Semitism at Columbia University, Barnard points to a ‘hotbed for hate’

Shiryn Ghermezian

The Algemeiner

Wed Oct 30 2019

The American NGO Alums for Campus Fairness released a comprehensive report last week that documents what ACF describes as “systemic anti-Semitism and an ingrained delegitimization of Israel” at Columbia University and its sister school, Barnard College.

The 33-page dossier documents more than 100 incidents that have made Columbia and Barnard “a hotbed for hate” since the 2016-17 academic year.

The catalogue categorized each act into one of these categories: anti-Semitic expressions, meaning language, imagery or behavior that would be considered anti-Semitic according to the guidelines outlined by the U.S. State Department’s definition of anti-Semitism; incidents targeting Jewish students and staff; or activity related to the anti-Israel BDS movement....

New report on anti-Semitism at Columbia University, Barnard points to a ‘hotbed for hate’