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Shabbos Kestenbaum Counterprotest 05/10
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A Jewish Perspective on Harvard You Won’t Hear at the RNC

Alexander Kestenbaum can let Republicans use his words as weapons to lambaste higher education all he wants. But he doesn’t speak on behalf of anybody but himself.

Harvard Yard Encampment Leave of Absence Rally
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Probation Will Not Stop Our Fight Against Genocide

On June 21, we were placed on probation by Harvard for nonviolently protesting the ongoing genocide of Palestinians. Since October, we have witnessed Israel commit brutal atrocities against Palestinians in Gaza.

University Hall
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Faculty Speech Must Have Limits

As Harvard has moved to limit its opining on salient public issues, we must use our voices as faculty responsibly.

'Harvard Supports Israeli Apartheid' Sign
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Is Israel an Apartheid State?

There is a striking similarity between Israel’s regime in the West Bank and South African apartheid.

Harvard Year of Crisis Graphic

An Unprecedented Year at Harvard, According to Larry Summers, Ken Griffin, and Other Influential Affiliates

Pro-Palestine Protesters Approach Ahead of Press Conference
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Lara Jirmanus: What Would You Risk for Someone You Don’t Know?

As our tax and endowment dollars fund mass atrocities, we must use every means at our disposal to say never again.

Seniors Speak Graphic
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Harvard, According to Four Remarkable Seniors

Read reflections from four members of Harvard's Class of 2024.

Dexter Gate Inscription
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Ken Griffin: Depart To Serve Better Thy Country and Thy Kind

our predecessors committed themselves to active participation in our civic life, serving and sacrificing for the sake of others. Carry the torch that is now being passed on to you and build a future that unites us.

Widener Library
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Tiya Miles: Rip or Repair? How To Respond to Harvard’s Year of Crisis.

Repairing the university means defending the spirit of our collectivity. Class of 2024, ever excellent, ever resilient: we need you to help lead the way.

Belfer Building at the Harvard Kennedy School
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Joan Donovan: How Corporate Money Threatens Academic Freedom

Academic freedom only holds weight if every member of the academic community is committed to safeguarding academic freedom from external pressures.

Loeb House
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Sam Lessin: Pritzker’s Presidential Mulligan and How to Secure Harvard’s Future

Having run to become an Overseer and, now, having spent months engaging with alumni on the issues facing Harvard, I’ve learned much about how Harvard should proceed.

Commencement 2023
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Larry Summers: An End and a Beginning For Harvard

As commencement marks the end of this difficult academic year, I hope it will mark the beginning of a time when Harvard moves past the urgent to the historically important.

Students Walk Through Harvard Yard in Spring
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From the Anti-Muslim and Anti-Arab Bias Task Force: Many at Harvard Feel Ignored

We are the co-chairs of the Presidential Task Force on Combating Anti-Muslim and Anti-Arab Bias, and we write to share what we’ve found from our work so far — and where we’ll go from here.

Stoles at Jewish Affinity Graduation
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From the Antisemitism Task Force: How to Repair a Fractured Harvard

Healing our fractured community will require time and effort. Recognizing the distinct ways in which Jewish and Israeli students have been hurt is an essential part of that process.

Kris King Speaks at Disabilities Affinity Celebration
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Belonging at Harvard: Moving Beyond Acceptance

As I leave Harvard behind, I want to offer advice for creating a more inclusive future to University leaders, my fellow alumni, and current students.