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In BDS Victory, Pitzer College Ends Study Abroad Program with Israeli School

HeadlineApr 03, 2024
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Pitzer College in Claremont, California, has closed its study abroad program with the University of Haifa in Israel in what’s being viewed as a major victory for the BDS — Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions — movement. The move comes after years of student organizing and a vote in February by Pitzer’s Student Senate to suspend all institutional ties with Israeli universities. According to the national chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine, Pitzer has become the first U.S. school to impose an institution-wide boycott of an Israel study abroad program.

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