Contributor Archives: Hiam Simon

About Hiam Simon

Hiam Simon, formerly a member of the Ameinu Board of Directors, is currently the Chief Operating Officer of the organization which has grown steadily during his tenure. Prior to working at Ameinu, Hiam was the Executive Director of the Givat Haviva Educational Foundation, one of the oldest institutions serving the Israeli-Arab population in Israel. His work as Director of Development with Americans for Peace Now focused on fostering resources in support of the two state solution. He also managed the North American offices of both The Jerusalem Post and The Jerusalem Report and realized significant gains in their advertising and circulation. Hiam has been a force in the progressive Zionist community his entire life, and was a delegate to the 36th World Zionist Congress. As a lay leader, he is active on the Boards of Directors of the American Zionist Movement; the Habonim Dror Foundation, the Habonim Camping Foundation, and Camp Naaleh, of which he is a past chair. During his many years living in Israel, he was Dean of Students for what is now the Alexander Muss High School in Israel, opened a bookstore in Jerusalem, and served in the Israel Defense Forces, with the final rank of sergeant. Hiam is married to Dr. Deborah Bunim and together they share 4 children and 3 grandchildren.

Yom Haatzmaut 2016

This year may we be closer to a shared society and may we enjoy both peace and security.


Ameinu Demands Denunciation of Donald Trump as he Brings His Dangerous Campaign to AIPAC

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Gideon Aronoff C.E.O Ameinu New York (March 16, 2016) – Ameinu, North America’s largest grassroots progressive Zionist organization, released the following statement today regarding the American Israel Public Affairs Committee …

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Ameinu Celebrates Iran Nuke Implementation, More Work Ahead

January 18, 2016 — Ameinu, North America’s largest grassroots progressive Zionist organization, today released the following statement on Iran’s compliance with the initial requirements of nuclear deal between the international community and Iran — the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action …

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Ameinu to President Obama: Help Save Two State Solution

Media Advisory: For Immediate Release New York, NY, December 5, 2012 CONTACT: Hiam Simon 212 366-1194 December 5, 2012 President Barak Obama 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President, On behalf of Ameinu, the leading progressive …

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Four Questions with Dahlia Scheindlin – Independent Israeli Pollster and Political Consultant

Continuing our ongoing “Four Questions” feature, we talk with Dahlia Scheindlin an independent pollster and strategic political consultant based in Tel Aviv. Dahlia born and raised in New York and a graduate of Harvard and Mcgill Universities now lives in Tel Aviv. She …

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