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High-ranking administrators at Columbia University were suspended following texts in which they downplayed and mocked antisemitism on campus.

From National Review. Columbia University on Monday placed three administrators on leave over leaked text exchanges in which they played down concerns about campus antisemitism and mocked the university’s rabbi during a panel on Jewish life at Columbia.

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As panelists shared their experiences of antisemitism on campus, the administrators exchanged mocking texts — captured in photos by a person in attendance and shared with the Washington Free Beacon — in which they suggested that critics were using the issue of antisemitism for its “fundraising potential.”

The administrators — Columbia College vice dean and chief administrative officer Susan Chang-Kim, dean of undergraduate student life Cristen Kromm, and associate dean for student and family support Matthew Patashnick — have been placed on indefinite leave and will not return to their positions, though they are technically still employed by the university. Columbia College dean Josef Sorett, the highest-ranking administrator involved in the text exchanges, “will be writing to the Columbia College community separately” and will keep his job as dean.

Columbia president Minouche Shafik — the much-derided leader whose April testimony in front of the House Education and Workforce Committee coincided with the establishment of the first anti-Israel encampment in the country — announced the decision in a Monday morning statement. …

When Chang-Kim mockingly referred to Columbia Hillel director Brian Cohen as “our hero,” Sorett replied, “LMAO.” In another message, Chang-Kim responded with vomit emojis to the mention of an op-ed on antisemitism by the campus rabbi.

A group of Columbia students, alumni, and others associated with the university published an open letter to Shafik and the board of trustees last week — that has since garnered over 1,000 signatures — calling on the university to remove all four administrators from their roles. …

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(Excerpt from National Review. Photo Credit: M.M.Dwyer – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=139159916)

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Jessica Renshaw
July 10, 2024

WOW! For once, justice is being done! More, Lord!

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Mere
July 10, 2024

Father God, we lift up in Jesus name, all those in positions of leadership and authority in all universities in the USA including Columbia, who are supporting antisemitism, and pray for their salvation as 1Corinthians 4:12 Paul says, “When reviled, we bless; when persecuted, we endure.” But woe, woe, to him who builds
unrighteousness, evil, and injustice and cause it to flourish amongst your people Lord. Without any exemption, remove them all Lord from their positions of authority in Jesus name, Amen

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