More than 350 faculty members at Harvard University wrote an open letter to the school’s leadership in response to a student statement that was “nothing less than condoning the mass murder” of over a thousand Israelis, adding the administration’s response “fell short.”

In the letter to Harvard President Claudine Gay, hundreds of Harvard faculty members said they were “deeply concerned about the events in the Middle East, as well as the safety of our students here on campus.

“The leaders of the major democratic countries united in saying that ‘the terrorist actions of Hamas have no justification, no legitimacy, and must be universally condemned’ and that Israel should be supported “in its efforts to defend itself and its people against such atrocities.