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3 Contentious Exchanges at the College Antisemitism Hearing – The New York Times

3 Contentious Exchanges at the College Antisemitism Hearing – The New York Times

The presidents of Harvard, M.I.T. and Penn faced a barrage of questions at a congressional hearing. Here are some of the most pointed exchanges.On Tuesday, the presidents of three leading American universities — Claudine Gay of Harvard, Sally Kornbluth of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Elizabeth Magill of the University of Pennsylvania — were at the center of a contentious congressional hearing on antisemitism on college campuses.In one of the most notable exchanges, the leaders of the schools were pressed on whether they discipline students calling for the genocide of Jews. Their responses — “It is a context-dependent decision,” Ms.… 

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