Duke issues statement after anti-Israel protest during Seinfeld speech

By Bo Beard | May 15, 2024

During the speech

Following a protest by numerous pro-Palestine students during Jerry Seinfeld's commencement speech at Duke University, the institution has released a statement. 

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During the speech by the Jewish comedian, Seinfeld, 70, a mix of cheers and boos greeted him as flag-waving students exited the Wallace Wade Stadium event on Sunday.

Seinfeld's appearance

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The students objected to Seinfeld's appearance due to his pro-Israel stance. Duke University responded to the incident in a statement provided to DailyMail.com.