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RE: AMERICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION ACADEMIC BOYCOTT OF ISRAEL

New York, NY

“We are pleased that we have reached a major milestone with over 100 universities publicly claiming their opposition to the boycott of Israeli universities and academia adopted by the American Studies Association. We anticipate more signing on as offices reopen and presidents return from their holiday vacations.

New York, NY

Despite many universities and colleges being closed for the holiday/winter break, 56 have already issued statements rejecting the American Studies Association’s call for a boycott of Israeli universities.  More are expected in the coming days as they learn of the ASA action. 

New York, NY

The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations welcomed the many responses from presidents of leading universities and academic associations across the United States rejecting the call by the American Studies Association for a boycott of Israeli universities.  Responding to a letter from Conference leaders, Robert G.

New York, NY

In a letter sent to the presidents of all universities associated with the American Studies Association (ASA), Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations leaders, Robert G. Sugarman, Chairman, and Malcolm Hoenlein, CEO, urged them to disassociate from the ASA and to remove any funding used for faculty travel or participation in the Association.

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