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Netanyahu Government Does Not Trump Zionist Principles

New York (June 26, 2017) – Gideon Aronoff, CEO of Ameinu, North America’s largest grassroots progressive Zionist movement, released the following statement of protest denouncing yesterday’s decision by the Netanyahu government to renege on a compromise deal for egalitarian prayer at the Kotel (Western Wall) in Jerusalem. As declared in the Jerusalem Program, the ideological foundation of Zionism, Ameinu is committed to “strengthening Israel as a Jewish, Zionist and democratic …

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Ameinu Challenges ‘Undiplomatic’ New Israeli Diplomat


See Ameinu’s statement on Dani Dayan’s attack on J Street, by clicking here.  The following NY Jewish Week letter to the editor by Gideon Aronoff  (“Highlighting Contradictions“) was inspired by this remarkably poor choice of a well-known right-wing activist as an Israeli diplomat,  first refused recognition by Brazil as Israel’s envoy to that country, and now appointed as consul-general in New York:   “Forget Brazil, Hello New York” (Editorial, …

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Progressive Zionism’s Call to Action


In the 100 days that I have been at Ameinu I have been deeply impressed with the energy and passion of the organization’s leadership — as well as activists around North America and partners in Israel — who see Ameinu as a profound expression of their Judaism. Particularly compelling for me is the forthright way that Ameinu, the embodiment of the Labor Zionist movement’s hundred year history, wrestles with— and seeks to live – its identity as Progressive Zionists in the …

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