• Boycott Study Abroad in Israel | Research to Assist Your Campaign

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is working with organizations, faculty and students to Boycott Study Abroad in Israel on campuses and communities across the country and around the world. The research overview below provides background information, analysis, specific problematic programs and resources to learn more and help you organize at your […]

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  • New Activist Toolkit Released: Boycott Study Abroad in Israel Campaign

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel has launched a new activist toolkit for students and others to use when creating campaigns to Boycott Study Abroad in Israel on their campuses and in their communities. The toolkit contains an array of useful resources and information, from tips on researching a campaign […]

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  • USACBI protests wrongful termination of professor Mazen Adi by Rutgers University

    The Organizing Collective of the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel protests and condemns in strongest terms the wrongful termination of the employment  of Professor Mazen Adi by Rutgers University. According to exchanges between Professor Adi and Rutgers staff, including Rutgers Chancellor Debasish Dutta and President Robert Barchi, Rutgers breached its contract with Dr. […]

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  • USACBI condemns British Labour Party’s adoption of IHRA’s “antisemitism definition”

    The United States Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) condemns the British Labour Party’s adoption of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance “definition of antisemitism.” The adoption serves only the interests of the Zionist enablers of Israel’s apartheid state. It is an attempt to exclude entirely from British politics, and especially the […]

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  • USACBI condemns Israeli violations of Palestinian academic freedom

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) condemns in the strongest terms Israel’s latest breaches of academic freedom in Palestine and stands in solidarity with the Palestinian students and faculty affected by them the most. While an immense effort is being made by supporters of Israel to promote the ostensible […]

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  • USACBI letter calls on scientists to reject settlement university conference, support academic boycott of Israel

    The following letter was sent to the invited participants of “Inflation, Alternatives and Gravitational Waves,” a conference taking place at Ariel University, a settler university constructed in an illegal settlement in the West Bank of occupied Palestine, from September 3-6, 2018. Initiated by USACBI Organizing Collective member and mathematician Prof. David Klein and signed by […]

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  • Nada Elia: “Empty chairs: Combating Israel’s assault on Palestinian academia”

    The following article, by Nada Elia, was first published online on July 23, 2018, at Middle East Eye. Nada Elia is a member of the Organizing Collective of the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel. In Cork, Ireland, last month, at the annual meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies, an […]

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  • Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander Statement on Solidarity with Palestine

    Sunaina Maira of USACBI’s organizing collective is one of the initiators of the following statement. Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders are invited to endorse the statement at this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeLpPJWsvgY3HknsMfhJ490BbvmEiawRkHoQEGqdRqyYcOD8g/viewform?c=0&w=1 As peoples in the Americas whose ancestors come from countries in Asia, Hawaii, and the Pacific Islands, and as members of indigenous communities […]

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  • The Empty Chair: a simple action that academics and students can take in solidarity with Palestinian colleagues

    USACBI is reprinting the following statement by John Chalcraft of BRICUP, the British Committee for the Universities of Palestine, first published in the BRICUP Newsletter of 3 November 2017: Academics, researchers and students in privileged and relatively wealthy parts of the world are concerned that our Palestinian peers and colleagues are denied the rights that […]

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  • Listen online: Steven Salaita on “Decolonizing Native America and Palestine”

    On May 30, 2018, KPFA’s Voices of the Middle East and North Africa, hosted by Khalil Bendib and Malihe Razazan, reran a classic interview from 2017 with Steven Salaita, USACBI Organizing Collective member and the author of Inter/Nationalism: Decolonizing Native America and Palestine. In addition to a lengthy discussion of Steven’s work, struggles in confronting Zionism […]

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