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CUNY assigns former leader of Hamas-linked CAIR to investigate antisemitism complaint



The effects of the Long March Through the Institutions are now being felt all over.

“New York College Assigns Former Leader Of Pro-Hamas Group To Investigate Alleged Antisemitism,” by Justine Brooke Murray, Daily Caller, September 14, 2022:

The City University of New York (CUNY) is assigning a former leader of the Hamas-linked Council for American Islamic Relations (CAIR) to investigate an antisemitism and anti-Zionism complaint made internally by a Jewish professor.

CUNY assigned its chief diversity officer, Saly Abd Alla, the former civil rights director of CAIR’s Minnesota chapter, to investigate an email sent by Kingsborough Community College (KCC) professor Jeffrey Lax, accusing its president of anti-Zionist antisemitic discrimination. CAIR is listed by the U.S. Department of Justice as an unindicted co-conspirator in funding millions of dollars to the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas, and their leaders have previously called for the destruction of Israel.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) named CAIR a terrorist organization in 2014.

“We don’t want Jews here. That’s the message that it sends,” said Lax in an interview with the the Daily Caller News Foundation….

He noted that Alla is in charge of overseeing all discrimination investigations at the “single largest urban university in the country,” which encompasses 25 campuses and close to 300,000 students. “When you have someone from CAIR leading a discrimination office throughout the university, you are the biggest cause of the antisemitism,” he continued….