Author: Alliance for Academic Freedom

In Defense of Academic Freedom and Against the MESA Resolution

We deplore the vote by the 2021 annual MESA meeting that calls on its members to endorse a comprehensive academic boycott of Israeli universities. The resolution has been submitted to all MESA members for a vote. MESA represents faculty who teach and conduct research on the Middle East and North Africa.

Debating Academic Freedom re BDS

This is most of the latest installment in a virtual debate between TTN’s Prof. Steven Lubet of Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law with Prof.

Will Hamas Rearm or Rebuild?

Issued shortly before the current ceasefire took hold, the following statement is from the executive committee of MLA Members for Scholars’ Rights, a group opposed

AAF Deplores Anticipated Annexation

The Alliance for Academic Freedom is deeply troubled by the Israeli government’s apparent intention in the near future to unilaterally annex substantial portions of the

Historians Reject Anti-Israel Resolutions

Members of the Alliance for Academic Freedom (AAF) were instrumental in defeating two proposed resolutions at the business meeting of the American Historical Association (AHA)

Let Omar Barghouti Into US

The following statement is a reaction to the news that the United States is denying a visa to Omar Barghouti, the founder of the BDS movement, who