Crowd Erupts As John Fetterman Whips Off Harvard Hood

By Mike Fishmore | May 31, 2024

Hero of Israel

Senator John Fetterman criticized Harvard University for not addressing antisemitism, leading him to remove the Harvard academic hood during his speech at Yeshiva University's graduation ceremony. 

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Fetterman, honored with the "Hero of Israel" award, felt it was inappropriate to wear the Harvard hood due to Harvard's lack of support for the Jewish community.

Strong support

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Despite his strong support for Israel in its conflict with Hamas, Fetterman received a standing ovation for his symbolic act.