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Columbia University:

Professor told students to avoid 'Jew-controlled' media

Antisemitism task force reveals multiple antisemitic incidents at Columbia University, targeting of Jewish students following October 7 massacre.

Professor told students to avoid 'Jew-controlled' media

Columbia closes probe of sign calling to murder Jewish students

University says it cannot identify anti-Israel protesters who called for murder of Jews and counterprotesters because they were covering their faces.

Columbia closes probe of sign calling to murder Jewish students

Lawsuit settlement

Columbia students to receive 'safety escorts' following protests

Columbia University reaches settlement in class-action lawsuit over intimidation and harassment of Jewish students during anto-Israel protests on campus.

Columbia students to receive 'safety escorts' following protests

Columbia Prof. Shai Davidai:

'Jewish students are strong, they need our back'

Prof. Davidai to Arutz Sheva: “The Jewish students and Jewish community are strong. They are resilient. All they need is us the older generation to come and tell them, ‘Whatever you need, we have your back,’ because they are incredible.”

'Jewish students are strong, they need our back'

From Columbia alum:

Bar Ilan U. receives record $260 million donation

The donation from a Jewish graduate of Columbia University who served in World War Two is one of the largest ever to any Israeli university.

Bar Ilan U. receives record $260 million donation

'Revolt for Rafah'

New anti-Israel encampment at Columbia University

Students for Justice in Palestine make new tent encampment at school where the trend started. 'We're back, b-es.'

New anti-Israel encampment at Columbia University

Prof. Shai Davidai to be awarded at Arutz Sheva Jerusalem Conf.

Columbia University Professor Shai Davidai will be awarded at the Arutz Sheva Jerusalem Conference in New York City on Sunday night for his brave activism on behalf of Jewish and Israeli students and faculty.

Prof. Shai Davidai to be awarded at Arutz Sheva Jerusalem Conf.

Sinwar is the hero of the mad Western crowds

Known as the "butcher of Khan Younis", Sinwar murdered twelve Palestinian Arabs with his own hands - and enjoyed it. This is the new hero of the spoiled useful idiots on US campuses. Op-ed.

Sinwar is the hero of the mad Western crowds

Columbia University-affiliated seminary to divest from Israel

Union Theological Seminary announces its board of trustees endorsed a divestment plan from "companies profiting from war in Palestine/Israel".

Columbia University-affiliated seminary to divest from Israel

Columbia University:

Anti-Israel student tears up diploma during commencement

Graduating students wear zip tie handcuffs during commencement to protest Columbia's decision to remove the anti-Israel tent encampment.

Anti-Israel student tears up diploma during commencement

After anti-Israel comment:

Omar faces censure motion at the House

Rep. Don Bacon introduces motion to censure Rep. Ilhan Omar, who referred to some Jewish students as "pro-genocide".

Omar faces censure motion at the House

Columbia prof.: 'Israeli friends will be harmed first'

Prof. Shai Davidai has called on researchers from Israel to actively join the fight that he and his colleagues are conducting against the wave of anti-Israel protests on campuses in the USA.

Columbia prof.: 'Israeli friends will be harmed first'

Columbia cancels commencement ceremony after protests

School where anti-Israel 'tent encampments' began announces there will be no university-wide graduation ceremony this year.

Columbia cancels commencement ceremony after protests

Anti-Israel protests:

Not all of the arrested protesters affiliated with Columbia U.

More than 25% of arrested Columbia protesters were not connected to the university, police say.

Not all of the arrested protesters affiliated with Columbia U.

Second Gentleman speaks to Jewish students amid campus protests

White House official says Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff spoke with Jewish students from Columbia University and Barnard College as well as Hillel leaders from Emory and the University of Texas at Austin.

Second Gentleman speaks to Jewish students amid campus protests

Columbia Pres:

University considered 'proposals on divestment' from Israel

After police remove anti-Israel protesters, Columbia University President Minouche Shafik reveals university officials considered acceding to protesters' demands, says they protested for an 'important cause.'

University considered 'proposals on divestment' from Israel

'A proud moment'

NYPD regains control of CCNY campus, raises US flag

Approximately 300 were arrested overnight at CCNY and Columbia after the NYPD was called on to clear out anti-Israel protesters who had been occupying the campuses.

NYPD regains control of CCNY campus, raises US flag

Watch: At UCLA, protesters clash with Los Angeles police

Anti-Israel protesters clash with Los Angeles police during violent demonstrations against Israel-Hamas war at UCLA.

Watch: At UCLA, protesters clash with Los Angeles police

Jewish student sues Columbia U.:

'University did not provide a safe study environment'

Following violent anti-Israel protests, a Jewish student suing Columbia University, details her fears in the lawsuit: ‘Jews were beaten and spat on, were prevented from walking around freely or attending classes.’

'University did not provide a safe study environment'

Amid anti-Israel protests:

Police officers enter Columbia University campus

Large numbers of New York City police officers enter Columbia University as dozens of pro-Palestinian Arab protesters remain on the campus. At least 100 people arrested.

Police officers enter Columbia University campus

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Protesters who took over building demand 'humanitarian aid'

After taking over Hamilton Hall at Columbia University, protesters demand food for those who continue to occupy the building.

Protesters who took over building demand 'humanitarian aid'

White House condemns protesters' takeover of Columbia building

Administration spokespeople say anti-Israel activists' recent actions at Columbia University, including takeover of Hamilton Hall, are "not peaceful" and "hate speech."

White House condemns protesters' takeover of Columbia building

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Anti-Israel protesters take over Columbia campus building

Pro-Palestine Protesters violently storm, overtake Columbia University's Hamilton Hall.

Anti-Israel protesters take over Columbia campus building

A history lesson for America's rioting students: Will they learn?

How can students at American Universities riot in support of Hamas monsters who took turns raping young women until they died from their ghastly wounds? Only if their minds are filled with poisonous Marxist and Islamist propaganda instead of history. Op-ed.

A history lesson for America's rioting students: Will they learn?

Columbia U. is the testing ground for definitions of antisemitism

The definition from 2,000 years ago proves to be the most accurate and practical. Why? Because every pro-Hamas has been caught harbouring a flagrant ambition to witness the liquidation of Zionists. Opinion.

Columbia U. is the testing ground for definitions of antisemitism

Columbia U protesters defy deadline to disperse

Protesters were warned to disperse by 2 p.m. or face suspension. Ultimatum comes as Columbia President Minouche Shafik says efforts to negotiate with the anti-Israel protesters on campus have failed.

Columbia U protesters defy deadline to disperse

ADL head:

Ilhan Omar's claim Jewish students 'pro-genocide' a blood libel

Anti-Defamation League (ADL) CEO Jonathan Greenblatt condemns Squad member's claim Jewish students shouldn't face antisemitism even if they are 'pro-genocide.'

Ilhan Omar's claim Jewish students 'pro-genocide' a blood libel

Shai Davidai’s war on campus antisemitism

It takes courage and a dire situation for a left-wing academic to risk his livelihood and social standing to combat Hamas-inspired Jew-hatred. Opinion.

Shai Davidai’s war on campus antisemitism

At Columbia University:

Squad members visit anti-Israel encampment

Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamaal Bowman visit pro-Palestinian Arab encampments at Columbia University, a day after Ilhan Omar did so.

Squad members visit anti-Israel encampment

After backlash

Columbia student apologizes for anti-Israel comments

Columbia University student apologizes for saying on video that "Zionists don’t deserve to live".

Columbia student apologizes for anti-Israel comments

Columbia University:

Anti-Israel protester hit counterprotester in face with rock

NYPD searching for suspects after multiple people carrying Israeli flags assaulted in separate incidents in New York City.

Anti-Israel protester hit counterprotester in face with rock

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Rep. Omar visits anti-Israel protest at Columbia University

Israeli-born professor Shai Davidai responds after Rep. Ilhan Omar meets anti-Israel protesters at Columbia: A new low for the US Congress.

Rep. Omar visits anti-Israel protest at Columbia University

Robert Kraft, other billionaires end support for Columbia U

Jewish donors react to antisemitic protests and riots at New York Ivy League university over the last week, failure of administration to protect Jewish students.

Robert Kraft, other billionaires end support for Columbia U

Over antisemitic protests:

House Speaker calls on Columbia U pres. to resign

US Speaker of the House Mike Johnson calls Columbia University President Minouche Shafik a 'weak, inept leader' as anti-Israel protests continue to rock campus.

House Speaker calls on Columbia U pres. to resign

Columbia University pres. calls for end of anti-Israel encampment

Columbia University President Nemat Shafik promises the university ‘will not tolerate intimidating, harassing, or discriminatory behavior.’

Columbia University pres. calls for end of anti-Israel encampment

'You were just doing your job'

Israeli-born Columbia professor calls out university COO

Israeli-born Professor Shai Davidai wrote an open letter to Columbia University COO Cas Holloway after he blocked him from entering the campus.

Israeli-born Columbia professor calls out university COO

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Biden's lukewarm comment on antisemitic protests on campuses

US President says he condemns antisemitic protests taking place on the Columbia University campus but also says he condemns “those who don't understand what's going on with the Palestinians."

Biden's lukewarm comment on antisemitic protests on campuses

Israel-born Columbia U. prof:

'I've been barred from entering campus'

Professor Shai Davidai, who has been a vocal critic of Columbia University administration’s response to anti-Israel protests, says his key card had been deactivated.

'I've been barred from entering campus'

Calls for a double Holocaust at Columbia U

And still there are those who defend those who call to murder Jews in New York City as mere critics of Israel, who decry any attempt to combat this naked hatred as the silencing of legitimate criticism. Do the math. Op-ed.

Calls for a double Holocaust at Columbia U

Oh, you did it again

Go home? Fight back! Are we still slaves? Opinion.

Oh, you did it again

For their own safety:

Columbia U. rabbi warns Jewish students to stay off campus

Rabbi Elie Buechler warns students to 'return home' amidst genocidal demonstrations on Columbia University campus. 'It is not our job as Jews to ensure our own safety on campus.'

Columbia U. rabbi warns Jewish students to stay off campus

Declare Columbia University a terror organization

Kristallnacht is the right name for what occurred at Columbia University, Op-ed.

Declare Columbia University a terror organization

New York Mayor:

'We will not be a city of lawlessness'

New York City Mayor Eric Adams denounces ongoing protests at Columbia University: Agitators seeking to seize the ongoing conflict in the Middle East to sow chaos and division in our city will not succeed.

'We will not be a city of lawlessness'

'Academia must wake up'

Herzog criticizes antisemitism at Columbia University

President Isaac Herzog after antisemitism on Columbia University campus: Firm and strong action must be taken to prevent antisemitism on campus.

Herzog criticizes antisemitism at Columbia University

Alumni warn:

'Violence against Jews at Columbia U. imminent'

Anti-Israel protestors attempt to break campus gate, chase Chabad rabbi and Jewish students off-campus, and call for '10,000 October 7s.'

'Violence against Jews at Columbia U. imminent'

Columbia University:

More than 100 arrested at pro-Palestinian Arab protest

More than 100 people arrested as police enter Columbia University to disperse a pro-Palestinian Arab protest.

More than 100 arrested at pro-Palestinian Arab protest

Ilhan Omar's daughter suspended from Barnard College

Daughter of far-left 'Squad' member says she was suspended over her anti-Israel activism at Barnard and Columbia.

Ilhan Omar's daughter suspended from Barnard College

Columbia U. pres. won't say 'from river to sea' is antisemitic

Columbia University accused of "gross negligence at best" in response to campus antisemitism during House Committee on Education and the Workforce hearing.

Columbia U. pres. won't say 'from river to sea' is antisemitic

Columbia University:

Four students suspended over anti-Israel event

Columbia suspends students for ‘Resistance 101’ event where speakers praised Hamas.

Four students suspended over anti-Israel event

Columbia University students hold event praising 7/10 attack

Columbia investigating ‘Resistance 101’ student event where speakers praised Hamas.

Columbia University students hold event praising 7/10 attack

Israeli professor:

'Columbia is probing me as act of retaliation'

Israeli-born Columbia University professor Shai Davidai, who ripped the school's failure to address campus antisemitism, says he is under investigation for his pro-Israel advocacy.

'Columbia is probing me as act of retaliation'

At Columbia U:

Task force presents findings on antisemitism

Columbia U antisemitism task force says Jews experiencing ‘isolation and pain’ on campus.

Task force presents findings on antisemitism

Over campus antisemitism:

Jewish students sue Columbia, Barnard

5 Jewish students file civil rights lawsuit accusing Columbia University of tolerating rampant antisemitism, failing to grant Jews the same protections as non-Jews.

Jewish students sue Columbia, Barnard

Columbia U. added to House antisemitism probe

Congressional committee probing campus antisemitism expands its investigation to include Columbia University.

Columbia U. added to House antisemitism probe

Antisemitic skunk flyers posted at Columbia U

Antisemitism watchdogs say flyers comparing Israelis to skunks reminiscent of Nazi dehumanization of Jews

Antisemitic skunk flyers posted at Columbia U

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Israelis confront anti-Israel activists at Columbia

A delegation of Israeli women on a public diplomacy visit to Columbia University found themselves in a verbal confrontation with anti-Israel protesters on campus.

Israelis confront anti-Israel activists at Columbia

Columbia University:

Two anti-Israel groups to remain suspended

Columbia University’s Students for Justice in Palestine and Jewish Voice for Peace remain suspended as new semester begins.

Two anti-Israel groups to remain suspended

Hillary Clinton meets with families of hostages in NY

The families shared their stories with the Fmr. Sec. of State and presented her with a dog tag reading: "Our hearts are captive in Gaza."

Hillary Clinton meets with families of hostages in NY

At Columbia U, students hold anti-Israel event staff shut down

'We urged the students to disperse, the matter is now under review,' Columbia U's School of Social Work says.

At Columbia U, students hold anti-Israel event staff shut down

Columbia University cancels teach-in justifying Hamas massacre

Columbia University shuts down pro-Palestinian Arab student group's planned discussion that aimed to justify October 7 attack.

Columbia University cancels teach-in justifying Hamas massacre