Jewish Caucus Commends CSU Chancellor García for Decisive Action Rejecting Boycott of Israel by Sonoma State

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

SACRAMENTO, CA - Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel (D-Encino) and Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), Co-Chairs of the California Legislative Jewish Caucus, released the following statement regarding the recent action by Chancellor García and the California State University Board of Trustees to nullify the agreement released yesterday by the former President of Sonoma State University:

“We thank and applaud Chancellor García and the California State University Board of Trustees for taking immediate action rejecting the decision by former President Lee to boycott Israel. His endorsement of an academic boycott was totally unacceptable and evidence that former President Lee is unfit to lead one of our great state institutions. We look forward to working with Chancellor García and the CSU Trustees to pursue a different path that will promote learning, respectful dialogue, mutual respect, inclusivity, and peace.”