New York City Council Announces Investigation of Antisemitism at CUNY - Maccabee Task Force

The City University of New York (CUNY) will be the focus of New York City Council’s recently announced investigation of antisemitism in higher education.

The body’s Council on Higher Education Committee will begin hearings to assess reports of widespread antisemitism in the university system on June 8, the New York Post reported. The news comes just several days after City Councilwoman Inna Vernikov disappropriated $50,000 of funding for CUNY Law School over its vote to endorse the boycott, divestment, sanctions (BDS) movement, which denies Jews the right to self-determination and aims to isolate Israel from the world community with cultural, economic, and political boycotts.

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