Outcry as Malaysia’s anti-Semitic PM to speak at Columbia University
Times of Israel
Wed Sep 25 2019
JTA — Malaysia’s Prime Minster Mahathir Mohamad has called Jews “hook-nosed,” said they “rule the world by proxy” and questioned the number of Jews killed in the Holocaust. He has even said he is “glad to be labeled anti-Semitic.”
Now he is set to address students at Columbia University, as part of of its annual world leaders forum.
The Malaysian leader will speak about “the rule of law and multilateralism” and then take questions from the audience at the event on Wednesday, which is held on its Manhattan campus and open to faculty, staff and students....