• I chose not to participate in the whitewashing of Israel’s image

    I Said No to a Netflix Series Audition Because I Support Palestinian Rights by David Clennon, Truthout [August 7, 2019 ] I have supported the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel since the 2014 Israeli War on Gaza. (That astonishing display of high- and low-tech cruelty, I believe, opened the eyes of many Americans.) The […]

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  • Why Americans Should Support BDS

    Why Americans Should Support BDS Inspired by the civil rights and anti-apartheid movements, it calls for Palestinian liberation on terms of full equality with Israelis and categorically opposes all forms of racism, including anti-Semitism. By Omar Barghout on 7/29/2019 Last Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a resolution, H.Res, 246, targeting the grassroots, global Boycott, […]

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  • We are not Free until the Palestinians are Free: Boycott Study Abroad in Israel!

    Boycott study abroad in Israel! Sign here to take the pledge. The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) calls on all US faculty, administrators, students and staff to uphold the ongoing international academic boycott of Israel by refusing participation in any way in Study Abroad programs there.  The academic boycott […]

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  • USACBI Condemns Israel Litmus Tests for Faculty Speech

    It is no secret that campuses are the new battlefront in the war for public opinion on Palestine/Israel.  Just how much so has become very clear recently at the University of Houston, in Texas. Texas is one of more than 20 states that have passed anti-BDS legislation.  Although there are a few different versions of this legislation, in […]

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  • Petition: Stand Against Apartheid Lawfare! Stand With the American Studies Association

    Stand Against Apartheid Lawfare! Stand Against Apartheid Lawfare! Stand with the American Studies Association! #boycottracism! The Louis D. Brandeis Center is engaged in lawfare against members of the American Studies Association, against the association itself, and against the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (http://www.usacbi.org/). This lawfare takes the form of […]

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  • USACBI condemns Book Culture’s appalling statement re Palestinian human rights

    Book Culture”s statement distancing itself from politics and books related to justice in Palestine because of pressure from the rabbis at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue (SWFS), which bills itself as “a beacon of progressive Jewish thought”, is an appalling development for a bookstore whose mission is “to represent as widely as we can the diverse […]

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  • USACBI condemns disgusting tactics of the Louis D. Brandeis Center

    Photo: Dr Sunaina Maria of ASA lecturing on the nature of Zionist settler colonialism as a racist project at a conference on BDS: Strategic Actions for Justice. Her latest book, published by the University of California Press, is Boycott: The Academy and Justice for Palestine (2017)  The movement for justice in Palestine and BDS campaigns around the country […]

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  • NYRB letter: Public intellectuals declare that “settlement boycott” is not sufficient to defend Palestinian rights

    The following statement by over 100 public intellectuals, writers, scholars and artists was published in the most recent issue of the New York Review of Books.  The letter comes in response to  For an Economic Boycott and Political Nonrecognition of the Israeli Settlements in the Occupied Territories   from the October 13, 2016 issue of the NYRB. […]

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  • Powerful new video on Black-Palestinian Solidarity

    For full materials, statement and resources, please see: Facebook: Black-Palestinian solidarity video Website: http://bit.ly/BPSolidarity Black-Palestinian solidarity is neither a guarantee nor a requirement – it is a choice. We choose to build with one another in a shoulder to shoulder struggle against state-sanctioned violence. A violence that is manifest in the speed of bullets and […]

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