• Military Embargo on Israel: Over 100 organizations sign call for comprehensive arms embargo

    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. […]

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  • August 28, Webinar: Academic Freedom in Palestine: A Conversation with Imad Barghouthi

    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 […]

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  • Defend academic freedom on Palestine: Support the censure of the University of Toronto

    Earlier this academic year, the University of Toronto made an abrupt decision to block the hiring of Dr. Valentina Azarova to head its Faculty of Law’s International Human Rights Program (IHRP), following the intervention of a major donor who objected to Dr. Azarova’s scholarship on the Israeli state’s violations of the human rights of Palestinians.  This trampling […]

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  • A Call to Action for Palestine Under Attack: Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel

    The scenes in Sheikh Jarrah, Jerusalem, Gaza, and throughout occupied Palestine ‘48 have driven home the point clearly to people around the world: The Israeli settler-colonial project is one of systematic, massive violence targeting the Palestinian people. As we mourn the at least 153 lives taken so far this past week throughout occupied Palestine and […]

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  • Joint Statement by Palestinians in North America: Nakba 73 – Ongoing Nakba, Ongoing Resistance

    As we mark the 73rd anniversary of the Nakba, we, the undersigned, join together to reaffirm our commitment to the Palestinian people’s struggle for justice, return, and liberation. We commemorate the loss experienced by Palestinians in 1948 when hundreds of thousands of our people were forced into exile and saw their homes and villages stolen […]

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  • Medical Apartheid: Structural racism, not race by Nada Elia

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is republishing the following article, originally on Mondoweiss, by Palestinian scholar and activist Nada Elia: by Nada Elia When the COVID-19 pandemic first reached the United States a little over one year ago, grassroots organizers as well as many health providers, especially of color, […]

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  • Video: Weaponizing Anti-Semitism: IHRA and the End of the Palestine Exception – USACBI Webinar

    On Tuesday, April 6, the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel hosted a webinar on “Weaponizing Anti-Semitism: IHRA and Ending the Palestine Exception.” Featured speakers at the event were Dima Khalidi of Palestine Legal, Prof. Richard Falk, Prof. Cornel West and composer Raymond Deane. Nura Bawab, a student at the University […]

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  • California Scholars for Academic Freedom addresses Blinken on IHRA definition

    California Scholars for Academic Freedom (cs4af) sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, in response to Blinken’s comments that “the Biden Administration enthusiastically embraces the 2016 International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s Working Definition of Anti-Semitism, including its examples”. This academic-freedom-focused response may be useful to faculty and students struggling with anti-Palestinian repression and […]

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  • Weaponizing Anti-Semitism: IHRA and Ending the Palestine Exception — Introduction

    The following introduction and overview of the International Holocaust Remembrance Association (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism was developed by USACBI Organizing Collective members Terri Ginsberg, John King, Bill Mullen and Heike Schotten and presented by Heike Schotten at the USACBI webinar on this topic on April 6, 2021: Weaponizing Anti-Semitism:  IHRA and Ending the Palestine Exception  […]

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  • March 31: From the U.S. to Palestine: End Medical Apartheid

    Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:00 PM –  1:00 PM ET REGISTER at http://bit.ly/UStoPalestine Join us on Wednesday 3/31, 12pm EDT (9am PDT) for a powerful rally to take action against Israeli medical and vaccine apartheid. The pandemic has exposed and exacerbated existing medical inequalities around the world. While vaccines are a symbol of hope and […]

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