The American Studies Association (ASA) has officially joined the BDS movement — Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions — against Israel.
ASA has heeded the Palestinian call, joining the many Europeans already boycotting Israel.
For American intellectuals to stand opposed to Israel in this way is unprecedented.
To fight injustice, oppression and suffering is crucial. To pick and choose who you will take a stand against based on your prejudices versus realities on the ground is a different story.