Bari Weiss

Bari Weiss

Bari Weiss is an NY Times Op-Ed staff editor and writer. She writes about culture and politics. Bari was an op-ed and book review editor at The Wall Street Journal before joining the Times in 2017. She has also worked at Tablet, the online magazine of Jewish politics and culture.

Weiss is a 2007 graduate of Columbia University. Weiss was a Wall Street Journal Bartley Fellow in 2007. Weiss was a Dorot Fellow from 2007–2008 in Jerusalem.

As a student at Columbia, Weiss founded the Columbia Coalition for Sudan (a response to the situation in Darfur). She was also a co-founder of Columbians for Academic Freedom. The group said that professors were intimidating students who expressed ideas in classroom discussions that the professors disagreed with. Weiss said that she felt intimidated in a class by Joseph Massad.

Weiss was a co-author of the article Meet the Renegades of the Intellectual Dark Web.  that helped bring attention to the group.


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