ASA Boycott

‘Flyergate’ And Beyond

How the BDS wars play out on one campus: a Q&A with NYU’s Rabbi Yehuda Sarna.

Special To The Jewish Week
05/27/2014 - 20:00

Rabbi Yehuda Sarna is Skirball executive director of the Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life at New York University. He co-founded NYU’s Of Many Institute For Multifaith Leadership, which works to promote positive Jewish-Muslim dialogue on campus.

Rabbi Sarna in his NYU office. Boycott vote by the American Studies Association “did not echo much on campus.”

Academics Brace For More Boycotts

Fear in Israel that ASA vote is ‘tipping point’ in BDS wars.

12/23/2013 - 19:00
Israel Correspondent

Jerusalem — Israeli university officials say the American Studies Association boycott of Israeli academic institutions is unlikely in the short-term to exacerbate the decade-long “soft” boycott already being felt by many Israeli professors. But they fear that larger, more influential groups will decide to join the boycott bandwagon, with possibly devastating results.

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