Petition Update

Strategies for Rescinding Boycott Resolution and Saving American Studies

Simon Bronner
Harrisburg, PA

Dec 18, 2013 — There has been considerable fallout in the Press and social media after the decision of the National Council earlier this week to endorse a boycott of Israeli universities. There are many editorials now in national press as well as education organs. You can see, for example, in the Wall Street Journal yesterday: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304744304579250893249174348. Indeed, there are too many to post here, so I draw your attention to a digest of these essays at http://thefutureofamericanstudies.wordpress.com/.

A Vote Against Israel and Academic Freedom
A Vote Against Israel and Academic Freedom
With American colleges and universities imperiled by a bad economy, declining enrollment and persistently high costs, a group of scholars gathered last month in Washington, D.C., to discuss the crisis. No, not that crisis. I mean the Israeli-Palestinian crisis. That's right.
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