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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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A Woman in Jerusalem

Too often we find ourselves forced to reconcile our humanity with our actions. One might even regard this predicament – the need to atone for our inhumanities – as one of Israel’s steepest hurdles in its path towards peace. In A Woman in Jerusalem, humanity is subjective, and its appearance – as a bakery in the middle of a public relations debacle – takes many divergent turns. Thus, over the course of the novel, a variety of conflicting human ideals are revealed. As he describes …

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The New Jerusalem

Jerusalem Seal 2

The issue of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel continues to be a sore point with the nations.  It is one thing to argue that the status of East Jerusalem is an issue to be negotiated; it is quite another to refuse to put one’s embassy in any part of Jerusalem.  One may wonder just how far west of East Jerusalem Israel still could call Jerusalem before other nations would move their embassies there. There seems to be no limit. So here is a proposal.  Israel changes the status of the area …

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