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Members Flee Academic Group Boycotting Israel, May Form New Group

The loss of membership and the launching of a competitor association, along with the legal challenge to the American Studies Association's tax-exempt status, may be the only real legacy of the ASA's boycott of Israel.


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After the American Studies Association voted to boycott Israel, the American Studies Department of Penn State University at Harrisburg withdrew from the Association

After the American Studies Association voted to boycott Israel, the American Studies Department of Penn State University at Harrisburg withdrew from the Association



The loss of membership and the launching of a competitor association, along with the legal challenge to the ASA’s tax-exempt status, may be the only real legacy of the ASA’s boycott of Israel.

And wouldn’t that be the ultimate irony?  Rather than actually causing any harm to Israel, the decision of the American Studies Association to stray so far afield from its mission as to focus, literally, on a different continent, will only harm the American Studies Association itself.

The ideologues who have begun deploying American academics on the battlefield to destroy the Jewish State may begin to receive chillier receptions when the academic institutions and departments leave that battlefield on stretchers and life support.

Lori Lowenthal Marcus

About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the U.S. correspondent for The Jewish Press. A graduate of Harvard Law School, she previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools. You can reach her by email: Lori@JewishPressOnline.com


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