• 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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  • September 29, Webinar: Why an academic boycott?

    Why an Academic Boycott? Webinar with Jewish Voice for Peace, Palestine Legal and US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel Tuesday, September 29th at 5pm PST/8pm EST Do you have questions or concerns about the academic boycott of Israel? Do you support economic boycotts, but are worried about academic freedom? Come join […]

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  • USACBI welcomes Craig Willse to the Organizing Collective

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is pleased to welcome Craig Willse to its Organizing Collective. Craig Willse is an assistant professor of cultural studies at George Mason University, where he is also the faculty adviser for Students Against Israeli Apartheid. He helped write and organize around an academic boycott […]

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  • USACBI welcomes C. Heike Schotten to the Organizing Collective

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is pleased to welcome C. Heike Schotten to the Organizing Collective. Heike is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Boston, where she teaches political theory, feminist theory, and queer theory (her work is available here). She is a contributor at Ma”an English, […]

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  • USACBI condemns Hillary Clinton’s failed attempt to suppress BDS organizing in Scotland

    USACBI (the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel) condemns in the strongest terms the interference of Hillary Clinton and the US Department of State in a failed attempt to undermine a Scottish campaign to reject Israeli funding of the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Through grassroots campaigning and the mobilization of artists, filmmakers and […]

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  • Open Letter to Pharrell Williams:   “Please cancel your concert in Tel Aviv, Palestine’s children deserve Freedom”

    Mr. Williams, the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) joins the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions South Africa group (BDS SA) in urging you to cancel your scheduled concert in Tel Aviv, Israel in September 2015. Mr. Williams, we applaud the assertion in your latest track, “Freedom,” that “I don”t care […]

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  • USACBI: Standing with Steven Salaita

    USACBI (the United States Campaign for the  Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel) applauds the ruling by Federal Judge Harry D. Leinenweber on August 6, 2015 in favor of Steven Salaita”s legal case against the University of Illinois (UIUC). Judge Leinenweber”s opinion rejects the University of Illinois” motion to dismiss Salaita”s case for breach of […]

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