American Studies Association

MIT Head Rejects ASA's Boycott of Israel

"An academic boycott is antithetical to MIT values," says President Rafael Reif after ASA decides to boycott Israel.Elad Benari, 12/30/2013, 5:45 AM

Bill to Strip Schools Supporting ASA Boycott of Public Funding

New York State politicians to propose bill stripping public aid from colleges, universities supporting ASA boycott of Israel.Tova Dvorin, 12/28/2013, 7:01 PM

Rep. Engel to ASA: Boycott Syria, Not Israel

Eliot Engel calls on the ASA to end its boycott of Israeli institutions, notes its silence about others' violations of human rights.Elad Benari, 12/25/2013, 6:13 AM

Two More Universities Quit ASA Over Israel Boycott

Kenyon College and Indiana University quit the American Studies Association, after it supported an academic boycott of Israel.Elad Benari, 12/24/2013, 6:13 AM

Former Israeli Ambassador to Congress: Ban Academic Boycotts

Michael Oren, former Israeli ambassador to the US, calls on Congress to outlaw academic boycotts against Israel.Tova Dvorin, 12/22/2013, 9:10 AM

Israeli Politicians, Academics Condemn ASA Academic Boycott

Professors, politicians, even a left-wing figure condemn the boycott of the American Studies Association against Israel.Tova Dvorin, 12/17/2013, 10:12 AM

ASA Head: Others Are Worse, but We'll Still Boycott Israel

ASA head admits that many countries have worse human rights records than Israel's, but still supports academic boycott of Jewish state.Elad Benari, 12/17/2013, 2:44 AM

Backlash Continues Against ASA Academic Boycott

Major Jewish groups strongly condemn the boycott against Israel by the American Studies Association, warn of possible precedent.Tova Dvorin , 12/17/2013, 1:45 AM

US Academic Group Votes to Boycott Israel

Members of the American Studies Association (ASA), on Monday voted to approve an academic boycott against Israel.David Lev, 12/16/2013, 10:10 PM