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        1/27/2014, Shevat 26, 5774

      134 Congressmen Petition Law Against Academic Boycott of Israel


      134 members of the US Congress recently signed a petition wherein they suggested that the US enact a law against the academic boycott of Israel, according to Israel Hayom.

      The initiator of the petition is Representative Peter Roskam (R), in answer to the call former Israeli Ambassador to the US, Michael Oren made when he published an article last month's 'Politco".  Oren's article called for legislation to block the decision of the US Association of University Teachers to boycott Israeli academic institutions .