Columbia


U.S. Colleges, Pro-Palestinian Protests
Over 3,100 arrested during Pro-Palestine protests on college campuses– most charges were dropped  

Pro-Palestinian protests on U.S. college campuses led to over 3,100 arrests this spring– many criminal charges have been dropped, but universities continue to pursue disciplinary actions against students, including withholding diplomas and imposing campus bans.

Gila Isaacson | 22.07.24

Ku Klux Clan, U.S. Campus Antisemitism, Pro Palestine Protests

DOJ could invoke ‘Ku Klux Klan Act’ to tackle  antisemitism on university campuses

As tensions escalate on American campuses, StandWithUs is invoking the historic Ku Klux Klan Act to combat alleged antisemitism masked as political protest. Could this century-old law reshape the fight against campus hate?

Gila Isaacson | 22.07.24

Columbia, Antisemitism, Funding

Billionaire Mort Zuckerman pulls $200 million donation from Columbia University

Mega-donor Mort Zuckerman pulls the plug on millions in funding, resulting from dissatisfaction in how Columbia has handled virulent antisemitism on its campus.

Gila Isaacson | 18.07.24

Antisemitism, Pro-Palestine Protests, Israel-Gaza War

Wall Street firm tightens hiring net on Pro-Palestinian protesters

Four other prestigious law firms are expected to follow S&C’s lead and implement similar policies.

Gila Isaacson | 10.07.24

Antisemitism, Columbia University, Israel-Gaza War, Hamas

Columbia University: Deans who sent antisemitic texts have been "permanently removed" but also placed "on leave"  

Columbia university deans "on leave" after sending antisemitic text messages during a panel on Jewish life at the university 

Gila Isaacson | 09.07.24

Israel-Gaza War, Columbia

Former Israeli coal executive on Columbian coal embargo: Worrying, but we'll manage 

A former head of the National Coal Supply Corporation told Israel Hayom that Columbia's decision to bar coal sales to Israel "until the genocide ends" is worrying but not an insurmountable challenge.

Avi Woolf | 09.06.24

Israel-Gaza War, Columbia

Reuters: Columbia announces it will break diplomatic relations with Israel over Gaza

Columbian President Gustavo Petro had already harshly criticized Israel and even compared its actions to Nazi Germany, much like Brazilian President Lula de Silva.

Avi Woolf | 01.05.24

Israel-Gaza War, Antisemitism

Watch: Prime Minister Netanyahu calls campus anti-Israel protests "reminiscent of German universities in the 1930s"

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu released a video on X decrying the anti-Israel protests on college campuses and calling for more to be done.

Avi Woolf | 24.04.24

United States, Antisemitsm

At least two major pro-Israel donors pause donations to Columbia in the wake of anti-Israel protests

Robert Kraft and Leon Cooperman, both major donors to Columbia, have both announced pauses or limitations to donations to the university.

Avi Woolf | 23.04.24

Columbia University, Antisemitism

Protestors outside Columbia to fleeing Jewish students: "Go back to Poland!"

The director of the OU chapter at Columbia said that the antisemitic events last night in and around Columbia University made it clear neither the university nor the city could guarantee Jewish safety.

Avi Woolf | 21.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, Columbia

Columbia President threatens to cut ties with Israel if it refuses a ceasefire

Columbian President Gustavo Petro threatened to cut ties with Israel if it did not agree to a cease fire as called for in the recently passed UN resolution.

Oz Israel Schwartz, JFeed Staff | 26.03.24

Israel-Argentina Relations, Javier Milei

President Herzog to meet Argentinian President Milei Tuesday in Israel

The Argentinian President, who has even considered converting to Judaism, has been consistently outspoken in his support for the Jewish State in its war on Hamas.

Avi Woolf | 04.02.24

Israel-Gaza War, Israel-Columbia Relations, Israel-Chile Relations

Israel to Columbia and Chile: Don't Align With Iran

Israel made this statement after both countries decided to recall their ambassadors from Israel.

Uriel Be'eri, JFeed Staff | 01.11.23