I fail to understand why this article is being published. This ritual has been has abandoned long ago when when Columbia proudly announced in 2005, upon being his elected to congress, of the Columbian grad. http://www.college.columbia.edu/cct_archive/jan05/cover.php. It seems that the "Noar ha-gvaot" are trying to climb yet another hill.
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from the article: Obama's Israeli Columbia classmates don't recall the young president