Fieldston, “elite New York private school, founded by Jews, is rocked by allegations of systemic anti-Semitism”

Pride and Prejudice at Fieldston
by Sean Cooper
December 18, 2019

On Thursday, Nov. 21, a week before Thanksgiving, 500 high school students settled into their seats in the auditorium of the Fieldston School’s main campus… The invited speaker was Kayum Ahmed, an employee of the Open Society Foundations and adjunct faculty member at Columbia University Law School…As the crowd filtered out of the auditorium, some of the Jewish students present registered the moment with fear and confusion, according to multiple parents and others familiar with the event. In a classroom later that day, one Jewish student shared that Ahmed’s comment [“That Jews who suffered in the Holocaust and established the State of Israel today—they perpetuate violence against Palestinians that’s unthinkable“] was upsetting.  READ MORE

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