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Lawsuit Reveals Plot by BDS Activists to Takeover Academic Associations

'This case is about the illegal, hostile takeover of a non-profit, academic association by leaders of an anti-Israel group.'

Federal Judge Advances Lawsuit Challenging Academia Boycotting Israel

Since the filing of the ASA lawsuit, the American Anthropological Association and the Modern Language Association have both backed down from passing boycott measures.

Why the Oldest Hatred Flourishes on US Campuses

American campuses are the petri dishes in which the latest version of the oldest hatred grows.

Enough With the Gratuitous Israel-Bashing – Some Profs are Fighting Back

'A handful of zealots hijacked the ASA' to promote their own anti-Israel position' claims the lawsuit against the ASA Israel boycott .

Let’s Boycott Hypocrisy

If professors would like to present only their views in a forum, they should go into politics, not teaching.

Why are Feminists Not Standing Up for Israel?

These feminists are so anti-Israel that they ignore Arab women's lack of political and social freedom

NYU American Studies Confab Has Pro-Boycott Focus

The flyer notes the American Studies Association’s decision in December to boycott Israeli educational institutions.

Israeli Schools Thank US Academics for Solidarity Against Boycott

Israeli academics thanked the American academic leaders who condemned the ASA anti-Israel boycott.

House Bill to Slap Financial Penalties on anti-Israel Boycotts

Academic boycotts of Israel are Anti-Semitic; American taxpayers must not be forced to be complicit.

The Pro-Israel Backlash to Anti-Israel Activity Continues

The Philadelphia City Council has joined the ranks of outspoken anti- anti-Israel advocates

NY Assembly Bill to Punish Colleges Supporting BDS

It's fun to push back. God bless you, Mr. Silver, keep 'em running!

Congress Members Blast ASA for Boycott Decision

A bipartisan slate of 134 U.S. Congress members wrote a letter to the American Studies Association protesting its decision last month to boycott Israeli...

Anti-Israel Resolution Passes Preliminary MLA Vote

Delegates to the Modern Language Association’s annual convention upheld a resolution accusing Israel of keeping Palestinian academics from entering Judea and Samaria, but rejected...

Congressional Letter: Academic Boycott of Israel is ‘Thinly Veiled Bigotry’

A congressional letter slams the American Studies Association's academic boycott of Israel as antithetical to academic freedom and as "thinly veiled bigotry." UPDATED!

Black State Senator: Academic Boycott of Israel Antisemitic

State Senator Anthony Williams introduced a Resolution into the Pennsylvania legislature condemning the ASA boycott of Israel as antisemitic.

Israel Academic Boycott Group’s Tax Status Challenged

Just as he said he would, and as The Jewish Press reported in December, Cornell Law professor William A. Jacobson has filed a challenge...

Wiesenthal Center’s Top Ten Anti-Semitic Slurs of 2013

Arabs, Jews, Muslims, Europeans and Americans are well-represented.

Philly Federation: Urge Your Alma Maters to Leave Group Boycotting Israel

Philadelphia Federation head calls on academic institutions to resign from the American Studies Association and urges people to call on their alma maters to condemn the ASA boycott of Israel

More US Universities Withdraw from ASA over Boycott

Two more American institutions of higher learning officially withdrew their memberships from the American Studies Association after its membership voted in favor of an...

Growing Number of Schools Blast Academic Group Boycotting Israel

Dozens of American academic institutions, either individually or through professional associations, have rejected the American Studies Association's boycott of Israeli academic institutions.

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.

Brandeis, Penn State Quit ASA after Vote to Boycott Israel

Brandeis University and Penn State Harrisburg on Wednesday announced they have withdrawn from the American Studies Association (ASA) following the ASA membership’s Dec. 15...

J Street’s Blindness, Mohammed’s Dream and Israel’s Nightmare

We live in a world where a people returning to it’s ancestral home is accused of occupation, and redemption has become colonialism.

Shushed and Booed, Podhoretz Walks Out on 92 St. Y Panel

Maybe the moderator should have "reined in" the emotions when the audience was booing and "enraged" - her words - by Podhoretz's defense of Israel from J Street's blaming Israel for the academic boycott.

Podhoretz Storms Off 92nd Street Y Stage in Spat with J Street

See Shushed and Booed, Podhoretz Walks Out on 92 St. Y Panel for a better informed version of this story. Commentary editor John Podhoretz stormed off...

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