June 8, 2007
British Union Proposes Boycott of Israeli U.'s
Members of Britain's main faculty union courted international controversy last week with a vote that will set in motion a debate over whether the union should boycott Israeli universities and refuse to cooperate with Israeli academics.
Delegates to the first meeting of the new University and College Union, which has 120,000 members, cast 158 votes in favor and 99 against a motion condemning "the complicity of Israeli academia in the occupation, which has provoked a call from