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Columbia President Tells Congress Antisemitic Prof No Longer Runs Committee, But Website Still Lists Him as Chairman

Posted on AllSides April 17th, 2024
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Columbia University president Minouche Shafik told the House Education and Workforce Committee in a Wednesday hearing on campus antisemitism that a professor who glorified Hamas’s October 7 attack as “awesome” no longer runs a university committee.

Representative Elise Stefanik (R., N.Y.), after a quick Google search, found that professor Joseph Massad of the university’s Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African studies department is still listed as the chair of Columbia’s Arts and Sciences Academic Review Committee.

Only one day after Hamas attacked Israel, Massad wrote an article on the Electronic Intifada website describing the massacres as...

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