Fox Business: Billions of taxpayer dollars fund schools with anti-Israel protests 7_fox_business_ivy_league_antisemitism

April 29, 2024 09:25 AM


By Kyle Morris | Read the full article at Fox Business

Billions of American taxpayer dollars have helped fund many of the colleges and universities where anti-Israel agitators recently have occupied campuses – a stunning sum that has led numerous politicians to call for an end to federal cash for schools that allow the encampments to persist.

More than $5 billion worth of taxpayer dollars were given to Ivy League schools through sponsorship, grants and contracts during fiscal year 2023 alone. Another $2.1 billion also made its way to other prominent schools that have had anti-Israel rallies of late.

The Ivy League schools – Harvard University, Princeton University, Yale University, Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, Brown University, Dartmouth College, and Cornell University – have been the scenes of some of the most high-profile anti-Israel unrest.

The eight Ivy League schools – as well as Northwestern University and Stanford University – received "$33 billion [worth] of federal contracts and grants" since 2018, "averaging $6.6 billion annually," an OpenTheBooks study from last year revealed.

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