• Hebrew University as seen from the East Jerusalem village of Issawiya

    Call to Boycott the Oral History Conference at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem: Open Letter

    The following open letter was originally issued on August 12 to oral historians and scholars planning to participate in the June 2014 International Conference on Oral History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The letter is signed by over 375  scholars and community oral historians and counting; and is endorsed by Academic and Cultural Boycott […]

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  • New report highlights discrimination against Palestinians by Israeli education system

    The Mossawa Centre has filed a report with the U.S. State Department summarizing the many ways Palestinian citizens in Israel are discriminated against, which includes a section about the discrimination against Palestinian citizens in the educational system in Israel. Please see page 4 for the beginning of the discussion on education in Israel. Mossawa Centre, Briefing Paper […]

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  • Students Support the American Studies Association Boycott Resolution

    The following statement in support of the American Studies Association resolution supporting academic boycott was organized by Cornell Students for Justice in Palestine and National Students for Justice in Palestine. Contact CornellS4JP [at] gmail.com if your student group would like to sign on. Dear Curtis Marez, Lisa Duggan, Matthew Jacobson, and John Stephens: As nationwide […]

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  • October 23: Militarization, Domestic Spying, and the Boycott of Israel, New York City

    Please join NYACT for a panel discussion entitled “Militarization, Domestic Spying, and the Boycott of Israel.” WHEN:   Wednesday, October 23, 2013 – 7:00-9:00 PM WHERE: Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South – Assembly Hall, New York City Scheduled speakers are: David Swanson (RootsAction), journalist and author of War No More: The Case for Abolition (2013) and The Military Industrial Complex at 50 (2012), will […]

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  • Do Not Apply: Open Letter Campaign to Boycott Hebrew University

    Open Letter Campaign to Boycott Hebrew University Assistant Professor Position in Communication and Journalism (Cinema, Visual Culture, Media, and Discourse Studies) Dear Colleagues: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem”s Department of Communication and Journalism recently announced the opening of a tenure-track research and teaching position to begin July 2014. Applications are due September 30, 2013. In anticipation of […]

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  • USACBI commends Mira Nair for her support of BDS and cultural boycott

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel salutes Mira Nair for her strong and clear stand with the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel, refusing an invitation to the Haifa International Film Festival in line with the cultural boycott of Israel. Nair Tweeted: I was just invited to […]

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  • Open Letter to Filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf: Please Be a Messenger of Freedom for Iranian and Palestinian People

    We, the undersigned, are a group of Iranian scholars, artists, journalists and activists who are deeply concerned by the recent decision of Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf to take part in the Jerusalem International Film Festival from July 4-13, 2013. His participation directly violates the International call for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) of the State […]

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  • 150 organizations join statement of solidarity with BDS activists facing repression in France

    USACBI is a signatory of the following statement in solidarity with BDS activists in France facing repression and criminal charges for their organizing for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel. International solidarity with French BDS activists facing repression http://www.bdsmovement.net/2013/150-orgs-stand-french-repression-11117 June 26 2013 – As more than 150 Palestine solidarity and social justice organizations from across the world, we […]

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  • African Americans Affirming the Jim Crow analogy in Palestine/Israel

    Via US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation: On May 29th, novelist Alice Walker issued an open letter calling upon Alicia Keys to cancel her scheduled concert in Israel. The letter has created an immense stir, as those who wish to ignore the situation facing the Palestinians hasten to draw a false wall between the experiences of […]

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  • Belgian students vote in favor of Israel boycott

    The JTA  reported on June 1 that a Belgian student association voted in favor of an academic boycott of Israel. In a vote last month, the general council of the Federation of French-speaking Students in Belgium, or FEF, adopted a motion calling for “a freezing of relations with Israeli universities,” the Belgian newspaper Le Soir reported Wednesday. […]

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