On Monday 10 March, to kick off End Israeli Apartheid Week, the Barnard-Columbia
chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine hung up a banner in front
of Barnard Hall, featuring a map of historical Palestine. In response,
students and parents from campus organizations like Lion PAC and Columbia
Barnard Hillel immediately began a concerted email campaign, demanding
the sign be removed because of its “anti-Semitic” content. And so, despite
the fact that SJP obtained official permission to put up the banner,
even explaining the message of their sign beforehand, Barnard President
Debora Spar made the decision to tear down the banner the next morning.

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