Contributor Archives: Jamie Levin

About Jamie Levin

Jamie Levin was Executive Director of Ameinu and is now pursuing an advanced degree in Canada. Jamie has long been an activist for progressive Israel, serving as the elected National Director of Habonim Dror North America in 2001-02. Jamie completed an MS in Political Economy from the London School of Economics in 2004, specializing in the economic aspects of the Oslo Accords between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

Why the World Zionist Congress Elections Matter

The Truth: it is hard to raise interest in the upcoming elections for the World Zionist Congress. Yes, the same movement founded by Theodore Herzl in Basle, the same organization that gave birth to the modern State of Israel. It is desperately difficult. The World Zionist Movement has been maintained in parallel to the Knesset for fifty-seven years. Some would argue that the WZO became obsolete once it achieved its main goal: to found a nation state. Perhaps the fact that the WZO is a lesser …

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Perplexing Behavior

By Jamie Levin Last week I attended a Conference of Presidents meeting with Amb. John Bolton. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Amb. Bolton below is the biography furnished by the Conference of Presidents. ?Amb. John Bolton was appointed by President George W. Bush as the United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations on August 1, 2005. Prior to his appointment, Ambassador Bolton served as the Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security from May …

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