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Boston-Area Hospital, University Leaders Criticize Calls For Boycott Of Israeli Academic Institutions05:42
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More than four dozen leaders of Massachusetts Life Sciences institutions on Thursday are wading into an international debate over how to pressure Israel to change its policies toward Palestinians.

They are publicly denouncing calls to cut off colleges and universities in Israel from the benefits enjoyed by other educational institutions around the world. (Read the letter, and see who signed it.)

WBUR's Simón Rios explains.

This segment aired on April 13, 2017.

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