The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) calls on all US faculty, administrators, students and staff to uphold the academic boycott of Israel by refusing participation in Study Abroad programs in Israel. The academic boycott of Israel has been called for by Palestinian scholars and students living under military occupation, siege, and in an apartheid state and whose rights to education are violated on a daily basis. To enroll, or participate in any way, in a Study Abroad program at an Israeli institution means ignoring if not perpetuating the ongoing violation of the academic--and, indeed, human--freedoms of Palestinians.
The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel salutes Irish writer Sally Rooney for supporting the Palestinian and global picket line against apartheid and colonialism. Rooney declined to sell the Hebrew-language translation rights to her latest novel, Beautiful People, Where Are You?, to an Israeli publisher. She did so explicitly in support […]Continue reading
On Tuesday, 28 September, the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel hosted a webinar, “We Will Not Be Silenced: Defending Palestine, Academic Freedom and Anti-Colonial Pedagogy: A Community Teach-In.” The event featured a conversation with Prof. Rabab Abdulhadi, Prof. Tomomi Kinukawa and Omar Zahzah on two grievances filed against San Francisco […]Continue reading
We Will Not Be Silenced: Defending Palestine, Academic Freedom and Anti-Colonial Pedagogy: A Community Teach-In Tuesday, Sept. 28 1:00 PM Pacific time (4:00 pm Eastern time, 11:00 pm Palestine time) Register for reminders: https://bit.ly/teachpal Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1030111381168628 Join the event: Live on Facebook: https://facebook.com/USACBI Live on YouTube: https://youtu.be/3MaS_omiHC Speakers: Prof. Rabab Abdulhadi, Prof. Tomomi Kinukawa, Omar Zahzah Join the […]Continue reading
The USACBI Organizing Collective sends its salutes and congratulations to Censure U of T and all of the scholars and activists who have worked so hard, through the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) censure of the University of Toronto, and the support for the censure by scholars around the world, to ensure that there is not […]Continue reading
The US Campaign for Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is a signatory of the following letter, calling for a comprehensive two-way arms embargo on Israel: that is, no arms sales to Israel or purchase of Israeli weapons. The U.S. provides at least $3.8 billion annually in military aid and support to the Israeli occupation. […]Continue reading
Saturday, August 28 9 am Pacific, 12 pm Eastern, 7 pm Palestine time Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsdeGgqT8iGtTXTYZuJtkzslCT6uCYnQL3/success?user_id=yY-fvGcSR2yih1ENdAPYIg&timezone_id=Asia%2FJerusalem Facebook Event: https://fb.me/e/NZxjjkl0 Event organized by Scientists for Palestine Join Scientists for Palestine, as we speak directly to Imad Barghouthi, renowned Palestinian astrophysicist, father of five and Professor of Plasma Physics at Al Quds university (West Bank) ! Prof. Imad […]Continue reading