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Minouche Shafik Resignation: Elise Stefanik Calls For Columbia President’s Resignation Citing Threats To Jewish Students’ Safety | U.S. News News

Stefanik’s demand came at the same time that Rabbi Elie Buechler issued a warning to Jewish students, telling them to avoid campus because of “extreme anti-Semitism.” Stefanik underlined in her remarks the necessity of fresh leadership at Columbia University in order to guarantee the security of Jewish students. Dov Hikind, a former state assemblyman, agreed and invited Shafik to step down right now.

House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik has not Columbia University President Minouche Shafik to step down, alleging a failure to safeguard Jewish students on campus. This call follows Shafik’s recent testimony on Capitol Hill concerning the university’s handling of anti-Semitism.

Stefanik’s demand came at the same time that Rabbi Elie Buechler issued a warning to Jewish students, telling them to avoid campus because of “extreme anti-Semitism.” There has been a tense environment on campus due to anti-Israel rallies that have resulted in several arrests. “Over the past few months and especially the last 24 hours, Columbia’s leadership has clearly lost control of its campus putting Jewish students’ safety at risk,” Stefanik said in a statement.

Stefanik underlined in her remarks the necessity of fresh leadership at Columbia University in order to guarantee the security of Jewish students. Dov Hikind, a former state assemblyman, agreed and invited Shafik to step down right now.