• AAAS votes in historic decision to support boycott of Israeli academic institutions

    The General Membership of the Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) just voted (at their annual meeting taking place this weekend in Seattle) for a resolution in support of the boycott of Israeli academic institutions and in solidarity with the world-wide movement responding to this call from Palestinian civil society. AAAS is the FIRST academic […]

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  • January 21: Leafletting against the Technion-Cornell joint venture in NYC

    Please join us this coming Monday afternoon as classes begin at the new Cornell NYC Tech; a partnership of Cornell University with The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.  See below for details and please let your friends know.  If you’ve not signed our petition please do so here! From New Yorkers Against the Cornell-Technion Partnership (NYACT) Join us on the […]

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  • Petition: Joy Harjo, it’s not too late! Cancel your gig, don’t perform for Apartheid Israel!

    Native American poet and musician Joy Harjo is scheduled to perform at Tel Aviv University on Monday, December 10. SIGN HERE TO ASK THAT SHE HONOR THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC AND CULTURAL BOYCOTT OF ISRAEL. It’s time to take a principled stance in support of Palestinian human rights being violated by the Israeli state’s colonial occupation […]

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  • Take action: Tell Minnesota Timberwolves to boycott Maccabi Haifa!

    Minnesota Break the Bonds is calling for the first ever sports boycott action of an Israeli team in the United States. See below to learn how you can help make history!  The MN Timberwolves are scheduled to play against the Israeli team, Maccabi-Haifa, this Tuesday, October 16. This game is part of Israel’s vast public relations campaign to […]

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  • Over 100 organizations call for sports boycott of Maccabi Haifa in Minnesota

    Via Minnesota Break the Bonds: On October 12, 2012, the Minnesota Break the Bonds Campaign, along with over 100 organizations from around the world, sent the following letter to each of the Minnesota Timberwolves players. With a sense of urgency, we ask you to boycott the exhibition game against Maccabi-Haifa, the Israeli team that you […]

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  • BDS Victory: Earlham College Stops Selling Sabra

    In Response to Student and Faculty Concerns, Earlham College’s Dining Services Decides to Stop Selling Sabra Products  From BDS Earlham: On the 5th of September, Earlham College’s dining service agreed to have Sabra Hummus removed from the coffee shop after being informed of the involvement in Israeli human rights violations in Palestine by Strauss Group Ltd., of […]

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  • Darnell Moore: On charges of anti-Semitism and Palestinian solidarity activism

    The following piece was published first on Mondoweiss: I am deeply indebted to my friend, Beryl Satter, for taking the time to compose a response to my letter to Judith Butler. Dialogue is necessary. And debate, even the type that might easily move some toward outrage, does not require insufferable contempt. Given that, I would like to respond […]

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Palestinian civil society welcomes Presbyterian Church (USA) Israel boycott resolution

    “There comes a time when silence becomes betrayal.” –Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Occupied Palestine, 7 July 2012 – The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), the broadest coalition of Palestinian political parties, trade unions, NGOs and networks, warmly welcomes the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s resolute vote to boycott all products from Israeli colonial settlements in […]

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