Historians reject vote on controversial anti-Israel resolutions

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At business meeting of American Historical Association, members refuse to consider last-minute proposals to condemn Israel's treatment of Palestinians.

Anthropologists reject a resolution opposing the academic boycott of Israel

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At American Anthropological Association’s meeting, members reject resolution opposing the academic boycott of Israel and approve a measure condemning police brutality.

New book questions link between the Israel boycott movement and anti-Semitism

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In the new book The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel, a key theme is the relationship between anti-Semitism and the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement.

U. California grad student union leaders face criticism for pushing Israel boycott

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Leaders of UAW union that represents U. of California teaching assistants push for Israel boycott, but some members say this action endangers their academic freedom and the movement to unionize grad students.


Opponent of Israel boycott is accused of uncivil conduct

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A professor's comments opposing the American Studies Association's boycott of Israeli universities became the subject of a disciplinary investigation at Fordham University.

Princeton professor protests his exclusion from a panel on Gaza on political grounds

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Princeton professor protests his preemptive exclusion from a panel based on his support of the academic boycott of Israel.

Interview with professor fired by West Bank university who compares himself to Steven Salaita

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Professor fired by Israeli university in West Bank explains why he feels allied with the controversial scholar denied a job by the University of Illinois.

Universities with study abroad programs in Israel weigh the risks

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With conflict in Gaza ongoing, some universities with study abroad programs in Israel suspend programs while others stay the course.

Ethnic studies group backs Israel boycott

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Another disciplinary organization endorses call for end of ties to all Israeli academic institutions.

MLA Council forwards controversial measure on Israel to membership for vote

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MLA Executive Council will send controversial resolution to full membership to decide, but opts not to send another resolution because of how it describes Lumina.


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