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Dear Colleagues,

I am writing this to express my strong support to the letter of February 16, 2006, concerning your decision to postpone the AAUP Conference on Academic Freedom and Boycott. My esteemed Colleagues Professors Avineri, Ben-Artzi, Jon Pike, Jonathan Rynhold, Gerald Steinberg, Michael Yudkin are completely right in all points of their insightful letter. Thank you for taking steps to prevent another anti-Israeli demonstration of academic extremists.


Boris A. Kushner, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
A Member of the International PENClub
A Member of the Federation of Writers of Moscow, Russia
A Member of the International Advisory Board, Bar-Illan University, Israel
An Affiliated Professor of University of Haifa, Israel
Department of Mathematics
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Johnstown, PA 15904, USA
tel. (814) 269-2915 (office)
(814) 269-4865 (home)
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