SPME in the Media

Academics Oppose Israel Boycott

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/6922543.stm Thousands of academics from around the world have condemned plans for a UK boycott of Israeli institutions over its treatment of the Palestinians. More than 10,000 academics have signed a declaration saying they would not join any project which…

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Hillel Halkin: Ordering a Counter-Boycott

http://www.nysun.com/article/57280 There is a wrong way, a right way, and a righter way for Jews and their allies to respond to the British boycotts of Israel that have been adopted by the British University and College Union, or UCU, and…

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Alan M. Dershowitz: Bigoted British Boycott

The utter hypocrisy of the British National Union of Journalists, which recently voted to boycott only Israel, has now become evident in the face of the silence over the recent move by Venezuelan Dictator Hugo Chavez to suppress dissent by…

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Matthias Küntzel: With Business Savvy into Catastrophe

Editor’s note: The original of the following article by SPME Board Member Matthias Küntzel was published in German in the Tagesspiegel, one of the most important Newspapers in Berlin – Geschäftstüchtig in die Katastrophe Matthias Küntzel spoke on March 8th…

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The International Advisory Board for Academic Freedom (IAB) commends the AAUP for its decision to postpone its planned conference on academic boycotts

Source: Press Release — International Campaign for Academic Freedom (2-9-06)http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/21568.html The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) has announced today that after careful deliberation and consultation, they have decided to postpone the conference on academic boycotts and their relation to…

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Campus Activities

“Campus Initiative to Engage, Not Rage” (Sept. 9) describes the Israel Campus Coalition’s plan for the new academic year. Celebrating Israel via “mega-events and reaching out to uninvolved students on university campuses is fine, but it does not address the…

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