A display erected by students at Barnard College and Columbia University in protest of Israeli apartheid. (Photo: Godland)
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America’s Most “Jewish” Secular College Votes to Divest from Israel

Barnard has the highest proportion of Jewish students among secular colleges in the United States. Fully a third of its student body is Jewish, meaning that a significant number of those Jewish students either supported the divestment referendum or were uninterested in actively opposing it.