• USACBI Newsletter, February 2016

    USACBI Newsletter, February 2016 South Asian Studies Scholars’ Statement of Boycott of Academic Workshop at Hebrew University Letter in support of Professor Jasbir Puar regarding right-wing attacks on her recent talk at Vassar College Welcome back, Steven Salaita! Academic associations may join the academic boycott of Israel without losing their status as 501(c)(3) organization Academic Boycott […]

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  • Letter in support of Professor Jasbir Puar regarding right-wing attacks on her recent talk at Vassar College

    Professor Jasbir Puar, a member of the Advisory Board of USACBI, has come under an intense right-wing smear campaign perpetrated first by an attack blog, and then by the Wall Street Journal. The Organizing Collective of USACBI and individual scholar signatories sent the letter below to the President of Vassar College and also of Rutgers […]

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  • South Asian Studies Scholars’ Statement of Boycott of Academic Workshop at Hebrew University

    Statement of Boycott of Academic Workshop at Hebrew University Over the past month, Israeli military forces entered Palestinian universities, fired live ammunition, and tear gassed and injured students. At Palestine Technical University- Kadoorie University in Tulkarem in the West Bank, the Israeli military invaded the campus and injured nine Palestinian students. Israeli soldiers also entered […]

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  • Open Letter to UAW Leadership: Respect Union Democracy, Solidarity, and the BDS Picket Line

    To sign this statement, please click here. Labor for Palestine - January 28, 2016 As workers, trade unionists, and anti-apartheid activists, we call on the United Auto Workers International Executive Board to rescind its undemocratic and arbitrary “nullification” of UAW 2865’s respect for thePalestinian-led Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions (BDS) picket line, which was overwhelmingly adopted by the 13,000 […]

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  • USACBI salutes boycott victory at American Anthropological Association conference

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) salutes the American Anthropological Association, whose general conference voted in a landslide last night in support of a resolution for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions of Israeli academic institutions. The resolution, which passed with 1040 votes in favor and 136 votes against, mandates the […]

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  • USACBI Statement on Steven Salaita’s Legal Settlement with UIUC

    USACBI stands in solidarity with Professor Steven Salaita in his legal settlement with the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.   Last week, the University agreed to pay Salaita a reported total of $875,000. As was widely reported, UIUC fired Salaita in 2014 after he made comments on his personal Twitter account critical of Israel’s massacre of more […]

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  • USACBI: 10th anniversary of BDS and the struggle for decolonization of Palestine today

    The end of 2015 marks the completion of the 10 year anniversary of the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions on Israel. Launched to raise the level of international action against the violent and illegal Israeli colonization and occupation of Palestine in an effort to end it, BDS has won a steady stream of […]

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  • USACBI Call for Solidarity with the Palestinian People: Boycott Now!

    Palestine is in flames. At this moment, racist lynch mobs are marching through the streets of Jerusalem, chanting “death to Arabs,” and hurling threats and insults at terrorized and bleeding Palestinian children and youth, left to die surrounded by dozens of Israeli soldiers, when they are not summarily executed on their way to or from […]

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  • New Resource: FAQ on the Academic Boycott of Israeli Institutions

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) and Jewish Voice for Peace Academic Advisory Council have produced the following FAQ on the call for academic boycott of Israeli institutions. The FAQ, a resource for academics, students and others interested in the boycott, provides information on the reasons for the boycott, […]

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  • USACBI welcomes Leila Abdelrazaq and Ashley Dawson to Organizing Collective

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is pleased to welcome Leila Abdelrazaq and Ashley Dawson to its Organizing Collective. Leila Abdelrazaq is a Chicago-based, Palestinian author, artist, and organizer. She graduated from DePaul University in 2015 with a BFA in Theatre Arts and a BA in Arabic Studies. She has been involved in […]

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