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Edward S. Beck Ed.D. CCMHC, NCC, LPC, President Scholars
for Peace in the Middle East
In a message dated 09 May 2005 1:51 AM Eastern Standard Time, Edward
S. Beck writes:
To: email@example.com ; firstname.lastname@example.org ; email@example.com
Sent: Monday 09 May 2005 1:51 AM
Subject: Protesting the AUT Boycott of University of Haifa and Bar
Dear AUT Officials
In my roles as an academic, a leader in an academic organization
and an former academic member of a union, I am writing to you to
let you know of the following actions I have taken to condemn your
actions against colleagues in Israel.
1) I am working with the American Federation of Teachers to help
them develop their statement condemning the AUT boycott.
2) I worked with the American Association of University Professors
to develop their statement of condemnation for the AUT Boycott.
3) I have sought affiliate faculty status at both Bar-Ilan University
and Haifa University. I am pleased to say that I have received an
appointment as a Fellow in the Ingeborg Rennert Center for Jerusalem
Studies and will serve as Academic Corresponding Secretary to The
International Advisory Board on Academic Freedom at Bar Ilan University.
I am waiting to hear of my appointment at Haifa University. So please
add me to your boycott.
4) I have initiated efforts to issue condemnation statements from
my academic societies of the American Counselor Education and Supervision
Association and the American Counseling Association.
5) I have encouraged scores, if not hundreds of colleagues to share
their feelings with you about this boycott as you are being watched
by the world as you have separated yourselves from the academic
world with this action
5) Finally I am working with my elected officials in the US Congress
to see if there cannot be a condemnation resolution of this egregious
I trust you understand the depth of my feelings about your succumbing
to the basis anti-Semitic and anti-Israel sentiments of some of
you misinformed and clearly prejudice Council.
Edward S. Beck Ed.D. CCMHC, NCC, LPC
President Scholars for Peace in the Middle East
Alvernia College 1997-Present
Susquehanna Institute 1992-Present
Penn State University 1972-1991
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