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JFFS Lauds UCI for Opposition to ASA Academic Boycott of Israel

December 23, 2013 The University of California, Irvine (UCI) today strongly condemned a resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions endorsed on December 16 by the American Studies Association (ASA).

American Studies Association Boycott of Israel

December 17, 2013 On December 16, the American Studies Association (ASA) voted to boycott Israeli academia. The boycott bars the organization from entering into formal collaborations with Israeli academic institutions, or with scholars representing those institutions or the Israeli…