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Stunning defeat for BDS at American Historical Association (Updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 6:40pm 1/9/2016 at 6:40pm

I really had expected the worst regarding the anti-Israel resolution being voted on at the Business Meeting taking place at the American Historical Association’s Annual Meeting in Atlanta.

For full background and details, see our prior post, American Historical Association to Consider Anti-Israel Resolution. The Times of Israel also had an extensive...

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American Historical Association to Consider Anti-Israel Resolution

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 11:30am 1/6/2016 at 11:30am

We wrote previously about the scheduled anti-Israel resolutions at the seasonal faculty association meetings in 2015-2016.

We are now in the midst of this season, with the American Historical Association (AHA) annual meeting in Atlanta this week. Once again, we see an attempt to politicize a reputable scholarly organization by a small group of...

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Inside Account: How Anti-Israel Resolutions Were Defeated at American Historical Association

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 8:30am 1/6/2015 at 8:30am

[WAJ Intro: University of Maryland Professor Jeffrey Herf helped lead the battle to defeat anti-Israel resolutions at the American Historical Association, as we wrote about on Sunday.  I asked him to submit this Guest Post to recount the events and strategies, in the hope they will inform others facing similar anti-Israel tactics.]

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American Historical Association rejects anti-Israel Resolutions

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 6:20pm 1/4/2015 at 6:20pm

At the American Historical Association annual meeting in New York City, an anti-Israel group called Historians Against the War sought to present two anti-Israel resolutions (here and here).

Neither resolution called for a boycott of Israel, because they knew that would not pass (the AHA apparently is not controlled by anti-Israel radical...

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