The Top Ten University Leaders Who Are Supporters of Terror: Columbia University
Thu Nov 15 2018
Lee Bollinger has the distinction of being the longest-serving university president on this list. He began his tenure as president of Columbia University in 2002, and during that time has taken little to no action against the campus’s several extremist anti-Israel groups, including the Hamas-funded organization Students for Justice in Palestine, which have openly harassed Jewish students on campus, distributed Hamas propaganda, torn down fliers posted by pro-Israel groups and interrupted pro-Israel speakers and events. Several Columbia professors have also repeatedly been accused of anti-Semitism, including star professor Joseph Massad, yet they continue to teach on campus. President Bollinger also invited Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to speak on campus, resulting in a speech during which Ahmadinejad denied the Holocaust and urged the audience to investigate “who was truly involved” in the September 11 terrorist attacks.
Columbia is also home to the Center for Palestine Studies (CPS), a blatantly political organization embedded in the campus educational structure which has brought BDS movement founder Omar Barghouti to campus and has included a series of Hamas maps falsely showing the Jewish infiltration and colonization of Arab “Palestine” on its event posters. The Center was founded in 2010, during Bollinger’s tenure....