• Bay Area community members say “Drown Out Apartheid” at Israeli Philharmonic in San Francisco

    Tour greeted with protests in six of seven U.S. cities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27 – Fifty members of the Bay Area human rights community protested the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra”s (IPO) performance at Davies Symphony Hall on Sunday evening, using chants, songs and street theater to highlight the IPO”s role in whitewashing Israel”s apartheid policies […]

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  • USACBI Appeal to Macy Gray: Don’t legitimize apartheid

    Dear Macy Gray, You report on your Facebook page that you are receiving “a lot of letters from activists urging/begging me to boycott by NOT performing in protest of Apartheid against the Palestinians.” And you say that you “don”t know how my NOT going changes anything.”  The answer is that the cultural boycott of Israel is having […]

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  • ASU students protest study abroad in Israel program

    The following article was written by Arizona State University student Oday Shahin, and published in the State Press, ASU’s student newspaper. Study abroad program sends wrong message By Oday Shahin October 10, 2010 at 5:33 pm ASU”s Study Abroad Office announced an Israel study abroad program in conjunction with Ben-Gurion University last month. However, a partnership […]

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  • Tell Felix Da Housecat: Don’t Play Apartheid Israel!

    We have learned that American artist, Felix Da Housecat, is scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv on December 12th, 2010. We have sent a letter asking him to join the BDS movement but we need your help in getting the word to him, since his performance is scheduled in only a week. Please help us […]

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  • USACBI on Professor Lisa Taraki’s US Visit

    The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel [USACBI] is proud to host Professor Lisa Taraki during her tour of the United States. In addition to her academic work as a sociologist at Birzeit University in Palestine on aspects of Palestinian society, politics and urban social history, she has been an activist […]

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  • Propaganda and Israel/Palestine: The War is On

    Poor CAMERA…so victimized, so lonely. Tell the President and Provost of Boston University you are alarmed that they are welcoming a group of apologists for Israeli war crimes!

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  • Is boycotting Israel anti-Semitic?

    Sherry Wolf, a member of the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network, responds to claims from supporters of Zionism that criticism of Israel–and in particular, the movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions against it–is “anti-Semitic.” October 7, 2010 ISRAEL’S SUPPORTERS wield the accusation that Palestine solidarity activists who support a boycott of Israel are guilty of anti-Semitism. […]

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  • Palestine boycott committee calls on US pension fund to divest from Israel

    Press release, Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee, 5 October 2010 The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), on behalf of its constituent organizations and unions representing the majority of Palestinian civil society, calls upon the US non-profit pension fund TIAA-CREF to live up to its motto of providing “Financial Services for the […]

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  • Lessons from the UC Berkeley Divestment Effort, Hillel on Campus

    Posted on September 30 2010 by Cecilie Surasky under BDS , Educational Institutions. [Editor”s note: The Jewish Telegraphic Agency”s video report (above) on Israel-defense training for students made me think that now would be a good time to re-publish Lessons from the UC Berkeley Divestment Effort. My colleague Sydney Levy and I wrote it this […]

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  • Georgia Urged to Divest and Boycott Israel

    (Distributed by the Green Party of the United States, http://www.gp.org) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 For further information, contact: Bruce Dixon, 678-298-9463 x3 Press Secretary, Georgia Green Party http://www.GeorgiaGreenParty.org/ Georgia Greens cite reports of IDF atrocities In correspondence addressed to state legislative appropriations leadership, the officers of the Georgia Green Party today urged […]

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