american studies association http://archive2.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/24133/all en $5.6 Million from Soros Aids Universities That Boycott Israel http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/56-million-soros-aids-universities-boycott-israel <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Academic boycott ignores hypocrisy, cites Palestinian grievances. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">The American Studies Association is asking its member universities to join the growing<a href="http://www.theasa.net/american_studies_association_resolution_on_academic_boycott_of_israel"> academic boycott of Israel</a>. Eight out of the 14 member universities of the ASA’s National Council that approved the boycott have received more than $5.6 million from George Soros’ Open Society Foundations since 2000. The ASA has also been working closely with anti-Israeli organizations to promote this movement.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Mike Ciandella is Research Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@mikeciandella" target="_blank">Follow Mike Ciandella on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/56-million-soros-aids-universities-boycott-israel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Education Government International Politics Academic boycott american studies association anti-Israel BDS boycott divestment and sanctions Boycotts colleges George Soros Hamas Hezbollah Israel open society foundations Palestine universities Tue, 04 Feb 2014 16:09:05 +0000 julia.seymour 45464 at http://archive2.mrc.org