Israel

Pitzer faculty vote to suspend study abroad program in Israel

Pitzer professors seek to suspend the college's program at University of Haifa as study abroad becomes target for supporters of Israel boycott.

Professor cites boycott of Israeli universities in declining to write recommendation letter for student

University of Michigan professor refuses to write on behalf of student hoping to study in Israel. Are such letters a professional responsibility or subject to faculty members' political views?

Many groups are reserving judgment on Trump's pick to head the Office for Civil Rights. With the exception of one issue

Many victims’ rights and civil rights groups are reserving judgment on Trump’s pick to lead the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights, but advocates for Palestinian rights say his appointment could chill campus speech critical of Israel.

MLA votes by large margin to 'refrain' from backing Israel boycott

Move -- by 2-to-1 margin -- follows several years of heated debates at association’s annual meetings.

MLA Delegate Assembly rejects boycott of Israeli universities

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Vote by Delegate Assembly was 113-79. Body approves another measure, calling on association to refrain from the boycott.

Anthropology group rejects resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions

Members of the American Anthropological Association narrowly vote down a resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions.

Anthropologists prepare to vote on a resolution to boycott Israeli universities

At American Anthropological Association meeting, scholars prepare to vote on a resolution calling for the group to boycott Israeli universities.

At annual meeting, anthropologists discuss the academic boycott of Israel

At the American Anthropological Association's annual meeting, momentum builds in favor of a boycott of Israeli universities.

Panel criticizes ASA's Israel boycott at association's annual meeting

Panel criticizes American Studies Association's year-old academic boycott of Israel at body's annual meeting. And the panelists in turn are criticized.

Ohio U. debate intensifies over anti-Israel twist to "ice bucket challenge" and 4 arrests

In wake of Ohio U. Student Senate president's anti-Israel twist on the fund-raiser for ALS, debate has escalated, four students have been arrested, and questions are being raised about the charges against them -- and about calls for civility.

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