Responding to CU Boulder’s Ethnic Studies Department “Revised Palestine Support Statement”

  • October 27, 2023


Recently, many in the Jewish community have expressed concerns with the statement made by CU Boulder’s Department of Ethnic studies in support of Palestine. While several Jewish organizations and individuals made their objections known, ADL along with others reached out to the university leadership, and both CU Boulder President Todd Saliman and Chancellor Philip Distefano responded with their own statements.

The Jewish community’s leaders reacted to these statements in the letter below, thanking President Saliman for his online comments, and expressing our opinion that the Chancellor did not go far enough in his minimalist response.

Read more here. 

UPDATE: Read the Department of Ethnic Studies’ revised statement “Statement for Peace” here.


A Statement from the Colorado Jewish community to CU President Todd Saliman and CU Boulder Chancellor Philip DiStefano