Harvard graduate student suing university for 'rewarding antisemitism'

By Olivia Smith | May 17, 2024

Harvard Divinity School

A lawsuit has been filed against Harvard University by a graduate student, citing the institution's response to anti-Israel activists and the increasing prevalence of antisemitism on campus as key issues. 

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Shabbos Kestenbaum, a student at Harvard Divinity School, criticized the university's handling of what he described as a pervasive antisemitic atmosphere in a strongly worded opinion piece.

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Kestenbaum highlighted the university's failure to address the safety worries of Jewish students while capitulating to an anti-Israel group that espouses anti-democratic, anti-American, anti-capitalist, and antisemitic ideologies.