Columbia University Email On Pittsburgh Shooting Failed To Mention Jews, Anti-Semitism

Columbia University Email On Pittsburgh Shooting Failed To Mention Jews, Anti-Semitism

Following the horrific shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday, communities across the country have stood with the Jewish community and reminded them that they stand united against anti-Semitism. Even Facebook launched a campaign where users could change their profile picture to include the phrase “Together Against Anti-Semitism.”

But Columbia University in New York City somehow did not get the memo that the synagogue attack was an act of anti-Semitism. In a school-wide email statement, Columbia made no mention of the word “Jew” or the word “anti-Semitism.” Instead, they discussed recent violence against the LGBTQ community and the African-American community.

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