Since Oct. 7, Americans of various political persuasions have seen a sizable group of undergraduate and graduate students attending the nation’s most elite universities profess sympathy with Hamas, the terrorist group that slaughtered over 1,200 Israelis in an unexpected attack on civilians, including women and children.  

At Harvard University, 34 student organizations signed a statement on “the situation in Palestine” that begins: “We, the undersigned student organizations, hold the Israeli regime entirely responsible for all unfolding violence.”