• Open Letter to Cornell University: Don’t Collaborate with Apartheid

    The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is gravely concerned about Cornell University’s plans to collaborate with Israel’s Technion Israel Institute of Technology to build a joint campus on New York City’s Roosevelt Island, including the use of $100 million in public funds.[1] Israeli academic institutions provide the technological foundation for […]

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  • USACBI Bulletin No. 2 Now Available!

    The new issue of USACBI’s Bulletin is now available for download. Includes an editors’ note, news on study abroad campaigns, academic and cultural boycott, and more: December 26, 2011 – Issue No. 2 of the USACBI Bulletin  Download in: HTML | PDF   Download prior issue: HTML | PDF

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  • Omar Barghouti: West Coast Itinerary, January 2012

    Omar Barghouti is an independent Palestinian researcher, commentator and human rights activist committed to upholding international law and universal human rights. He is a founding member of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) and the Palestinian Civil Society Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel. He holds a bachelor”s and master”s degrees […]

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  • Action Alert: National Day of Action for Academic and Cultural Boycott, March 30, 2012

    USACBI is calling for a National Academic and Cultural Boycott Day on March 30, 2012, which is Land Day, the Global BDS Day of Solidarity with Palestine. On this day, which commemorates the murder of Palestinians inside Israel as they fought against the theft of their land in 1976 and has become an ongoing day […]

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  • Stop Militarization of Our Communities in the US and Abroad!

    To endorse, email: bay2egypt@gmail.com As 2011 gives way to 2012, people”s movements for justice are met with unprecedented global militarization. From Oakland to Egypt, people are demanding democracy and an equitable distribution of wealth while attacked with tear gas and pepper spray, rubber bullets and live ammunition. We have become all too familiar with the […]

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  • Buy a Boycott Israel tote bag and support USACBI!

    The Palestine Online Store has created just the thing to carry your BDS-compliant purchases, literature, books and more – the Boycott Israel tote bag! The bag carries the slogan “Boycott Israel – End Apartheid” and a portion of the proceeds benefit USACBI. The bag features a cartoon by Carlos Latuff  depicting boycott bringing down Israel’s […]

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  • Jerusalem String Quartet met by protests across North America

    USACBI initiated a call for North America-wide protests against a tour of the Jerusalem String Quartet. The Quartet, a project of the Jerusalem Music Centre, and a longtime part of “Brand Israel” efforts to associate Israel with art and culture rather than apartheid and occupation, was met by protests in Costa Mesa, California; Vancouver, BC; […]

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  • USACBI condemns anti-Palestinian criminalization of political expression

    (USA, 10/3/11) The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) today joins a growing coalition of civil rights and advocacy organizations around the globe in condemning the shocking verdict in the Irvine 11 trial. On September 23, 2011, ten students were found guilty for exercising their first amendment rights and for […]

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  • Call to Action: Boycott the Jerusalem String Quartet North America Tour!

    QUARTET FIDDLES WHILE PALESTINE BURNS – BOYCOTT THE JERUSALEM STRING QUARTET! Join a local protest or organize your local action – contact us at usacbi@usacbi.org! The Jerusalem String Quartet is embarking on a North American tour from October 2-16, 2011 (visiting Vancouver, BC; Costa Mesa, CA; Tucson, AZ; Logan, UT; Downers Grove, a Chicago suburb, […]

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  • USACBI expresses support for Canadian community radio’s BDS Resolution

    USACBI sent the following letter to Catherine Fisher, president of the National Campus and Community Radio Association in Canada, following the NCRA’s passage of a BDS resolution on June 10, 2011 calling for community radio stations to uphold the cultural boycott of Israel. For more information about the NCRA resolution, see here, or this article […]

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