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American Studies Association can be sued over Israel boycott

U.S. federal court permits that four college professors to sue the ASA over its academic boycott of Israel.

American Studies Association can be sued over Israel boycott

Professors sue ASA over Israel boycott

Four members of the American Studies Association sue the body over its boycott of Israel, announced in 2013.

Professors sue American Studies Association over Israel boycott

US Bill: Academic Boycott? No Federal Funding

Bipartisan bill introduced Thursday revokes funding for US academic institutions boycotting Israel, 'admonishes anti-Semitism.'

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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.

MIT Head Rejects ASA's Boycott of Israel

Bill: NY Schools for ASA Boycott to Lose Funding

New York State politicians to propose bill stripping public aid from colleges, universities supporting ASA boycott of Israel.

Bill to Strip Schools Supporting ASA Boycott of Public Funding

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.

Rep. Engel to ASA: Boycott Syria, Not Israel

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.

Two More Universities Quit ASA Over Israel Boycott

Former Israeli Ambassador to Congress: Ban BDS

Michael Oren, former Israeli ambassador to the US, calls on Congress to outlaw academic boycotts against Israel.

Former Israeli Ambassador to Congress: Ban Academic Boycotts

Israeli Politicians Condemn ASA Academic Boycott

Professors, politicians, even a left-wing figure condemn the boycott of the American Studies Association against Israel.

Israeli Politicians, Academics Condemn ASA Academic Boycott

ASA Head: Others Worse, 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.

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

Backlash Continues Against ASA Academic Boycott

Major Jewish groups strongly condemn the boycott against Israel by the American Studies Association, warn of possible precedent.

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US Academic Group Votes to Boycott Israel

Members of the American Studies Association (ASA), on Monday voted to approve an academic boycott against Israel.

US Academic Group Votes to Boycott Israel