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        12/25/2013, Tevet 22, 5774

      Rep. Engel to ASA: Boycott Syria, Not Israel

      Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), the senior Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee has called on the American Studies Association (ASA) to end its boycott of Israeli institutions, reports The Hill.

      In a letter to the association’s leaders on Monday, Engel argued that boycotting Israel over its government’s treatment of “Palestinians” is a gross double standard.