New Jersey Jewish News is always here for you.
We need your support now.
Your contribution will help us bring you vital news
and frequent updates about the impact of COVID-19.
Be positive
search

Be positive

I’m glad to see that “Rutgers rejects call for boycott of Israel” (Jan. 2). This is a news story that the Jewish public needs to respond to, not sit back on. My suggestion would be to e-mail the universities directly which have rejected the American Studies Association boycott of Israel. Congratulate them on taking a positive stand in their support of Israeli universities’ policies, and academic programs. Israeli universities achieve academic excellence. Education is a Jewish value, a strong value.

The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations lists addresses, phone numbers, and e-mails of each university involved on its website, conferenceofpresidents.org. Be positive. Contact the universities; let them know you support them for rejecting the boycott.

Rather than contact the ASA to say something negative, ignore them, as though they weren’t even there.

Cheryl Bass
Spotswood

read more:
comments