• Challenging Israeli Impunity: The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Movement

    RADIO INTIFADA intifada=shaking off – oppression/silence Voices from Kolkata to Casablanca Voices of struggle, Voices for change Thursday, March 26, 2009 3-4pm PST KPFK/Pacifica Radio 90.7 fm, Los Angeles Streaming at kpfk.org available on audio archive for 90 days Following in the footsteps of the BDS movement against the South African apartheid regime, citizens around […]

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  • The intellectual boycott of Israel hits the United States

    By BR-News on March 20, 2009 In late January, a group of American university professors launched the U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, the first American effort of its kind. Part of the broader Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction (BDS) movement against Israel, the boycott calls for its adherents to, among other […]

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  • USACBI’s Batsheva Protest at UCLA

    Photographs from the protest at UCLA. The posters and banners on clothesline were made by Edie Pistolesi, with the help of her students; these b&w posters were made by Emma Rosenthal of Cafe Intifada, a cultural group. All the photos were taken by Marvin A. Gluck, except one, which was taken by Samir Twair for […]

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  • Boycott & Picket Batsheva at BAM & Everywhere

    The Buzz, 2-19: Branding Israel By Paul Ben-Itzak “I think it’s not really going to make a difference to boycott a dance company…. The boycott is just preventing something that is good…. I think artists belong to a group of people who don’t represent the ugly side of Israel.” — Ohad Naharin, artistic director, Batsheva […]

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  • Educators of Conscience Call for an Academic Boycott of Israel

    February 13, 2009 · No Comments by J. Kehaulani Kauanui, Ph.D. On Monday, February 2, 2009, scholar Benny Morris gave a lecture, “The First Arab-Israeli War,” at Wesleyan University, which was sponsored by the Jewish and Israeli Studies Certificate Program. As a New Historian who supports Zionist ideology, Morris is one of Israel”s most distinguished […]

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  • Why Support the U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel?

    by Adrienne Rich February 3, 2009 Dear All, Last week, with initial hesitation but finally strong conviction, I endorsed the Call for a U.S. Cultural and Academic Boycott of Israel. I’d like to offer my reasons to friends, family and comrades. I have tried in fullest conscience to think this through. My hesitation: I profoundly […]

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  • US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel

    Mission Statement: Responding to the CALL of Palestinian civil society to join the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement against Israel, we are a US campaign focused specifically on a boycott of Israeli academic and cultural institutions, as delineated by PACBI (Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel): “In light of Israel’s persistent […]

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  • Urgent Appeal for the US Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel

    Urgent Appeal: We are also responding to the Open Letter to International Academic Institutions from the Right to Education campaign at Birzeit University in Palestine (January 17, 2009), calling on the international academic community, unions and students “to show support and solidarity with the people of Gaza by calling upon their respective governments to impose […]

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