Columbia suspends anti-Israel student groups for 'threatening rhetoric and intimidation' | 10 Nov 2023 | Columbia University is suspending the far-left groups Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) as official student groups through the end of the fall term, it announced on Friday, saying they had violated university policies. The university said it made the decision after the groups "repeatedly violated University policies related to holding campus events, culminating in an unauthorized event Thursday afternoon that proceeded despite warnings and included threatening rhetoric and intimidation." It marks the second university to take action against SJP in recent days, with Brandeis University banning the group this week for its statements supporting Hamas. Gerald Rosberg, Senior Executive Vice President of the University, released a statement explaining Columbia's decision.

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