israel academic boycott

Ariel University

Ariel U. study rejected because author refused to remove 'written in Israel'

An activist group asked the journal to change the address to say "Ariel University, illegal Israeli settlement of Ariel, Occupied Palestinian Territory."


George Washington University stands by interim dean who backs BDS

'Dr. Feldman’s appointment as interim dean was made based on strong support within the Elliott School, including from the current dean, the Dean’s Council, as well as a number of faculty'

US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks at a Conference in Washington

Pressure on US Education Dept. to stop funding anti-Israel programs

88 groups signed a letter calling on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to prevent taxpayers money from supporting Middle East studies programs that support academic boycotts of Israel.

mental health

Backlash prompts mental health group to rethink canceling Israel confab

“The deliberations around whether the ENMESH conference should or should not be held in Israel were never intended as an academic boycott of any kind, nor should they be perceived as such.”

Protestors call for the severing of diplomatic ties with Israel during a march in Cape Town

University of Cape Town blocks academic boycott of Israel

The higher-education institution said several issues require clarification.

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators carrying a sign reading "DBS" (Divestment, Boycott, and Sanctions) mar

Israeli professors nixed from South African conference after boycott calls

The professors came from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv University and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

US student Lara Alqasem appears at the district court in Tel Aviv, Israel October 11, 2018

Israel Studies Assoc. supports alleged BDS activist Alqasem ahead of trial

"As academicians and as people knowledgeable about Israel, we think the best strategy for combatting boycotts is precisely the path Ms. Alqasem has chosen—a genuine education."

BDS blacklist punishes thoughtcrime

If BDS illiberally advocates embargoes and sanctions – even against academics – then the Israeli government should respond by maintaining the moral high ground.

A WOMAN wearing a T-shirt that reads ‘Boycott Israel’ takes part in a pro-Palestinian demonstration

Uni censors Holocaust survivor who compared Israel to Nazis

The talk was part of Israeli Apartheid Week, a series of events organized by the university’s student committee of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, or BDS campaign.


US academic group overwhelmingly rejects BDS

"The boycotters, whose entire identities revolve around boycotting Israeli Jews, cannot let go of the issue and seek to insert it into unrelated organizations."

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