Rabbi David Wolpe announced his resignation from Harvard’s antisemitism board this week after Harvard University President Dr. Claudine Gay’s disastrous and embarrassing testimony on Capital Hill.
Wolpe, the only Rabbi on the board, described Gay’s appearance as “painfully inadequate testimony.”
Rabbi Wolpe, delivered his message on X, offering a “Hanukkah message” ahead of the Jewish holiday.
His message reads:
Resigning, a Hanukkah Message: As of today I have resigned from the antisemitism advisory committee at Harvard. Without rehashing all of the obvious reasons that have been endlessly adumbrated online, and with great respect for the members of the committee, the short explanation is that both events on campus and the painfully inadequate testimony reinforced the idea that I cannot make the sort of difference I had hoped. Still, there are several points worth making. I believe Claudine Gay to be both a kind and thoughtful person. Most of the students here wish only to get an education and a job, not prosecute ideological agendas, and there are many, many honorable, thoughtful and good people at…
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