White House concerned about antisemitic threats at Cornell

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre holds a press briefing at the White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Monday expressed concern at reports of antisemitic threats at Cornell University in response to the Israel-Hamas crisis in Gaza.

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters that senior Biden administration officials are with Jewish leaders and universities to discuss the threat of antisemitism on campuses.

(Reporting by Trevor Hunnicutt and Steve Holland; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)