Terri Ginsberg

Journal of Academic Freedom caves in to pro-Israel pressure

Several US university professors are accusing the Journal of Academic Freedom of caving in to pressure to publish a series of essays opposing the academic boycott of Israeli institutions.

Legal battle ends, "larger struggle continues" for professor denied tenure because of her politics

The North Carolina Supreme Court won’t consider a petition of discretionary review by professor Terri Ginsberg, who was denied tenure after her outspoken criticism of Israeli policies.

How California uni chief conflates real bigotry with criticism of Israel

Dalia Almarina
18 April 2012
University of California President Mark Yudof has double standards when it comes to on-campus criticism of Israeli policies.

BDS roundup: South Africa to consider Israel boycott; defending academic freedom; and more

A regular roundup of news and actions from the global boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement. Canadian radio broadcasters urge a Vancouver station to adopt a BDS resolution, boycott campaigners urge Cat Power to cancel her upcoming Tel Aviv performance, and more.

California professor under attack for opposing "study in Israel" scheme

Nora Barrows-Friedman
25 January 2012
The well-funded Israel lobby continues to wage attacks against university faculty, staff and students who engage in Palestine solidarity activism. One professor talks about why he refuses to be silent despite the threats against him, and why he thinks the tide is turning.

Fight continues for academic freedom in the US

Professor Terri Ginsberg spoke out to her students about Israel’s policies in Palestine, and lost her job. Seeking justice from the university and the state court system is proving to be an uphill battle, but she’s determined to fight for free speech on US campuses.

New moves to curb criticism of Israel in US and Canada

Kristin Szremski
29 July 2011
A number of new initiatives to curtail freedom of speech by conflating opposition to Israeli crimes with anti-Semitism are underway in the United States and Canada.
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