• 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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  • #WeStandWithNerdeen: CUNY must respect Palestinian rights

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel expresses its strongest solidarity with Nerdeen Kiswani, Palestinian activist, law student and chair of Within Our Lifetime – United for Palestine. USACBI was honored to host Nerdeen earlier this summer in our webinar series, where her incisive analysis and commitment to justice was an […]

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  • Prof. Homi Bhabha withdraws from Israel Sociological Society conference

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel thanks Prof. Homi Bhabha for his principled decision to withdraw from participation in the Israel Sociological Society (ISS) conference, where he had been invited to deliver the keynote address. As he noted in his withdrawal statement, “I have decided that it is not only […]

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  • USACBI Statement and Announcement of Webinar on Climate Justice for Palestine

    During this time of climate crisis, which is an existential threat to the entire biosphere of the planet, participation in the BDS campaign remains a necessary and urgent endeavor, one that supports both a free Palestine and the global movement for climate justice. For Palestinians, environmental injustice is a key component of the ongoing Nakba. […]

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  • USACBI joins call for Ohio State University and other institutions to cut ties with Tel Aviv University

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) supports the call for Ohio State University and other higher education institutions to cut ties with Tel Aviv University, including ending study abroad and academic exchange programs. USACBI’s campaign to Boycott Study Abroad in Israel advocates for the termination of all such programs […]

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