Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions (BDS)

Everyone Lost at Dartmouth

In May 2017, N. Bruce Duthu, an associate dean and faculty member in Native American studies at Dartmouth College, announced that he would not be accepting the appointment he had been offered to become dean of the faculty. An enrolled member…

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German mayor cancels BDS events due to antisemitism

Mayor Jürgen Krogmann of the northern German city of Oldenburg pulled the plug Wednesday on two events slated to call for boycott of the Jewish state. The events were canceled because of concerns that “a large number of the supporters…

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US academic group overwhelmingly rejects BDS

Academics from the elite Modern Language Association (MLA) voted by a significant margin on Wednesday to reject a boycott of Israeli universities. MLA members voted 1,954 to 885 to “refrain from endorsing the boycott” of Israeli academic institutions advocated by…

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US academic group overwhelmingly rejects BDS

Academics from the elite organization Modern Language Association (MLA) voted on Wednesday by a significant margin to reject a boycott of Israeli universities. MLA members voted 1,954 to 885 to “refrain from endorsing the boycott” of Israeli academic institutions advocated…

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MLA Votes to ‘Refrain’ From Backing Israel Boycott

By a large margin, members of the Modern Language Association have voted to “refrain from endorsing the boycott” of Israeli universities that has been pushed for years — including within the MLA — by advocates for Palestinians. For years, the…

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