• USACBI welcomes Fred Moten to its Organizing Collective

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is delighted to welcome Fred Moten, Helen L. Bevington Professor of Modern Poetry at Duke University and leading scholar, to its Organizing Committee. Fred Moten was born in Las Vegas, Nevada and educated at Harvard and the University of California, Berkeley.  He is author of In the […]

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  • Social Text: The US Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel: Unsettling Exceptionalisms

    Social Text journal is launching an online dossier of articles by the members of the

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  • USACBI issues letter to university presidents after Israel tour

    Prominent scholars and human rights activists issued an open letter (download PDF) to university presidents who participated in a recent tour (July 1-9, 2012) of Israel designed to bolster cooperation between US and Israeli universities sponsored by the American Jewish Committee, calling upon the university officials to “not…pursue institutional relationships between your universities and Israeli […]

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  • Asian American community organizations to CAAM: Support BDS, don’t partner with Israel

    The following letter, by Asian American individuals and organizations, was written to the Center for Asian American Media to protest the Center’s sponsorship of the Israel China Film Festival, an event sponsored by the Israeli Consulate in San Francisco. This letter joined the call from USACBI and a number of other organizations. Individual signatures to […]

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  • USACBI to CAAM: End sponsorship of Israel-China film festival

    The following letter was sent to Stephen Gong, the Executive Director of the Center for Asian American Media, to protest the Israel-China Film Festival, on June 26-28 at the San Francisco Public Library, a partnership with the Israeli Consulate. This letter was initiated by USACBI and endorsed by numerous organizations and individuals, listed below. Click […]

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  • 10,000 Signatures for Palestinian Rights

    *please circulate widely* Will you sign this petition and tell the Red Hot Chili Peppers to cancel their trip to Israel? http://chn.ge/IS8S2j   We are excited to announce that the petition calling on the Red Hot Chili Peppers to cancel their show in Israel has received over 3000 signatures! We are confident that with your support, we […]

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  • Twitter Alert: Tell the Harlem Globetrotters to cancel their trip to Israel

    *please circulate widely* Will you tell the Harlem Globetrotters to cancel their trip to Israel? http://wp.me/p1SPK5-2qQ We are asking BDS supporters to get the word out and tell the Harlem Globetrotters to cancel their May 1 & 3 games in Israel! See the letter urging them to respect Palestinian rights and not cross the international […]

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  • Statement: Boycott the Jim Pattison Group

    The following is a statement issued by the Canada Palestine Association, Vancouver. USACBI is one of the endorsers of this statement (see below.) All endorsements should be sent to info@cpavancouver.org and will be noted on CPA’s website. Jim Pattison Supports Israeli Apartheid and Ethnic Cleansing of Palestinians March 9, 2012 – Canada Palestine Association calls on all supporters of […]

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  • Yves Béhar, Sodastream is not ethical, so it cannot be beautiful!

    USACBI is a signatory of the following letter to designer Yves Behar, authored by BDS-Italia and Stop SodaStream-Italia: Dear Yves Béhar, We recently learned of your collaboration with Sodastream, the Israeli producer of home carbonation devices, and that you will be presenting a new design for the company at MOST in Milan. As human rights […]

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  • Twitter Alert: Tell the Red Hot Chili Peppers to cancel their trip to Israel

    Will you tell The Red Hot Chili Peppers to cancel their trip to Israel? We are asking BDS supporters to get the word out and tell Anthony, Flea, Chad and Josh of The Red Hot Chili Peppers to cancel their September 10, 2012 performance in Israel! See the letter urging them to respect Palestinian rights […]

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