• US college cuts ties with Israeli occupation-affiliated businesses

    Bethlehem – Ma”an – Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts has become the first of any college or university in the US to divest from companies on the grounds of their involvement in the Israeli occupation of Palestine. The landmark move is a direct result of a two-year intensive campaign by the campus group, Students for […]

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  • Hampshire College becomes first college in U.S. to divest from Israeli Occupation!

    [press kit attached below] – Hampshire College in Amherst, MA, has become the first of any college or university in the U.S. to divest from companies on the grounds of their involvement in the Israeli occupation of Palestine. This landmark move is a direct result of a two-year intensive campaign by the campus group, Students […]

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  • Australian University students support BDS campaign

    University of Western Sydney’s Student Association (UWSSA) | Australian BDS Campaign for Palestine | February 7, 2009 The University of Western Sydney’s Student Association (UWSSA) has decided to formally affiliate to the “Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel”. The call to boycott which was sent by “Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of […]

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  • Rochester’s show of solidarity with Gaza

    Kyle Brown reports from a campus occupation at the University of Rochester. February 9, 2009 STUDENTS AT the University of Rochester (UR) and their supporters from the community occupied a campus building February 6 in solidarity with the victims of Israel’s siege of Gaza–and in a matter of half a day declared victory after winning […]

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  • Why Support the U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel?

    by Adrienne Rich February 3, 2009 Dear All, Last week, with initial hesitation but finally strong conviction, I endorsed the Call for a U.S. Cultural and Academic Boycott of Israel. I’d like to offer my reasons to friends, family and comrades. I have tried in fullest conscience to think this through. My hesitation: I profoundly […]

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  • CFA Call for A Halt to Violence Against All Civilians in Palestine and Israel”¨ “¨

    The Board of Directors of the California Faculty Association, which is also SEIU Local 1983,and represents faculty, counselors and librarians at the California State University, passed the following resolution today: Resolution: CFA Call for A Halt to Violence Against All Civilians in Palestine and Israel? ? Whereas, violence against civilians – whether in Palestine or […]

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  • U of R Students to Occupy Academic Building for Peace and in Solidarity with Gaza

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE University of Rochester Students for a Democratic Society (UR-SDS) University of Rochester Rochester, NY 14627 Rochester, NY – 02/05/09– Students from the University of Rochester and members of the local Rochester community will be occupying an academic building on campus tomorrow for peace and in solidarity with the people Gaza and in […]

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  • Battle Of The Professors

    New York Jewish Week | February 4, 2009 by Sharon Udasin Staff Writer Less than a year and a half after a British academics” boycott against Israel failed to take off, 15 West Coast professors are trying to mount the first-ever such campaign in the United States. In response to Israel”s three-week incursion into Gaza, […]

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  • Contents of BRICUP Newsletter #13 February 2009

    [Note: Please download attached PDF file for the issue of the BRICUP newsletter; table of contents is below.] The PACBI column: In the Aftermath of the Gaza Massacre Imagine that your University is bombarded with tons of explosives! (Islamic University of Gaza) Jerusalem’s Al-Quds University cuts ties with Israeli academia. The US Campaign for an […]

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  • Support for Israel must stop

    Daily Sundial David Klein / Professor of Mathematics, CSUN Published: Friday, February 6, 2009 Updated: Friday, February 6, 2009 When an impoverished Palestinian boy confronts an Israeli tank in front of his home, how do you explain to American taxpayers that the tank is David and the boy is Goliath? Apologists for Israel”s devastating attack […]

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