• Vanessa Redgrave, Tony Kushner and other American artists support Israeli artists’ Ariel boycott

    Press Release 6 September 2010 Following the movement of Israeli theater professionals who authored a letter refusing to perform in the settlement of Ariel on August 27th,and the attack on them that ensued, American counterparts have come together with their own statement of support. Organized by Jewish Voice for Peace, a national Jewish-American organization, the […]

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  • Open Letter in Support of the Boycott of Arizona by the U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel

    27 June 2010 The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) endorses and supports the call for Boycott of Arizona on account of its manifestly racist laws, HB1070 and SB 2281. SB1070 calls for police officers to require documentation from people to establish resident status. The law essentially requires police to […]

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  • BDS in the USA, 2001-2010

    Noura Erakat Noura Erakat is a human rights attorney and adjunct professor of international human rights law at Georgetown University. On April 26, 2010, the student senate at the University of California-Berkeley upheld, by one vote, an executive veto on SB 118–the student body resolution endorsing divestment of university funds from General Electric and United […]

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  • BOYCOTT! supports Sarah Schulman’s boycott of Israeli Universities

    OPEN LETTER March 30, 2010 Dear Sarah Schulman, We at BOYCOTT![1] would like to praise you for your important decision to boycott state-run and apartheid-complicit Tel-Aviv University[2] and Ben Gurion University of the Negev[3], who invited you to their “Sex Acher 10” conference in Israel this year. By engaging in the academic institutional boycott of […]

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  • Why Do I Boycott Israel?

    A new comic by Ethan Heitner illustrates the plethora or reasons for engaging in boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaigns against Israeli occupation and apartheid:

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  • NON VIOLENT RESISTANCE TO ISRAELI APARTHEID: The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Campaign in the US

    RADIO INTIFADA intifada=shaking off – oppression/silence brought to you by SWANA, the South/West Asia and Northern Africa Collective Thursday, January 21, 2010 2:30-3pm PST In the few years since Palestinian civil society issued a call for an international BDS campaign, the movement has grown by leaps and bounds – even here in the US. Today […]

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  • Press Release: on USACBI’s One Year Anniversary

    December 23, 2009 Contacts: Jess Ghannam, jess.ghannam[at]ucsf.edu, Sherna Berger Gluck, shernagluck[at]gmail.com; David Lloyd, colles2012[at]sbcglobal.net For Immediate Release December 27, 2009 marks the one-year anniversary of the beginning of “Operation Cast Lead,” Israel”s 22-day assault on the captive population of Gaza, which killed 1400 people, one third of them children, and injured more than 5300. During […]

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  • Omar Barghouti: BDS as response to repression of Palestinian nonviolence

    Tuesday, December 22, 2009 Many of you have already heard of the most recent arrest by Israel of a leader of Palestinian nonviolent resistance to occupation and apartheid. Our allies at Stop the Wall have information and action steps that you can take to demand the release of Jamal Juma’, who joins Mohammad Othman and […]

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  • On the approaching anniversary of Gaza massacre, help us recruit more endorsers to our BDS campaign

    14th December 2009 Dear Friends, First, welcome to our new US Campaign for Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel endorsers. You have helped us pass the 400 mark of US academic endorsers. With well known author Barbara Ehrenreich adding her name to our list of authors, artists, musicians, and others, we now also have 110 […]

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  • New Resources for Recruiting BDS Supporters

    Below please find two new postcards you can download, print, and reproduce to hand out to people and help us recruit new endorsers of the boycott campaign. You can also find PDF versions of these files in the right-hand sidebar under “Boycott & Divestment Resources.” Download USACBI Postcard as PDF Download BDS Postcard as PDF

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