• USACBI’s message for Nakba 2023: Confronting the ongoing Nakba

    On Nakba Day, USACBI salutes the steadfast resolve of the Palestinian people for their resistance to 75 years of colonial repression and land theft. We stand in solidarity with their efforts, and we pledge to do whatever we can, as US-based academics, writers, and artists, to deliver Palestinian freedom, from the river to the sea. […]

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  • May 15, USACBI Webinar: Resisting the Ongoing Nakba — The Role of Academic and Cultural Boycott

    Join the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel for a webinar commemorating #Nakba75 and discussing the role of academic and cultural boycott in confronting the ongoing Nakba. Monday, May 15 5:00 – 6:30 pm Eastern time (2:00 – 3:30 pm Pacific) REGISTER HERE With speakers: Riham Barghouti, Amahl Bishara, Sunaina Maira, […]

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  • USACBI celebrates court victory over anti-boycott lawsuit

    The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel stands with the American Studies Association in celebrating the dismissal by a District of Columbia Superior Court of a spurious lawsuit targeting the ASA membership’s 2013 vote to boycott Israeli Universities. The ruling finding that this was a SLAPP suit–or a strategic lawsuit against […]

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  • Statement on Israel’s Latest Repression of Palestinian Universities

    The Organizing Collective for the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) writes in support of Birzeit University’s call to action “to defend the Palestinian people’s right to education, free from duress, intervention, and political persecution.” We invite you to join us in heeding their call to “Work with us to […]

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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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  • 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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  • April 6, Online Event: Weaponizing Anti-Semitism: IHRA and the End of the Palestine Exception

      Weaponizing Anti-Semitism: IHRA and the End of the Palestine Exception Tuesday, April 6 12 Noon Eastern/9 am Pacific Register to join on Zoom: https://bit.ly/noihraevent Facebook Live: https://facebook.com/usacbi Join the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel for an informative webinar on the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) “working definition” of anti-Semitism […]

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  • Drs. Fauci, Wailoo, Park, June and Rosenberg: Say No to Israel’s Medical Apartheid – Reject the Dan David Prize

    Dear Dr. Anthony Fauci, Dr. Keith Wailoo, Dr. Katharine Park, Dr. Carl June and Dr. Steven Rosenberg, We write on behalf of the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel to urge you to reject the Dan David Prize, awarded by the Dan David Foundation and located at Tel Aviv University (TAU) […]

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  • USACBI Condemns US Science Funding of Illegal Israeli Institutions

    On October 28, 2020, the Trump administration eliminated U.S. government restrictions on US scientific funding to Israeli institutions in illegal settlements in Palestine.  Those restrictions were part of U.S. policy since the 1970s.  On the same day, the Trump administration initiated a new science and technology cooperation agreement between the U.S. and Israel that further legitimizes Ariel […]

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