Contributor Archives: Ameinu Office

Knesset’s Basic Law Huge Mistake

By Phyllis Bernstein First appeared in The New York Jewish Week https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/knessets-basic-law-huge-mistake/ Chèvre, Habibi, Friends: As someone involved in Israeli Arab issues of equality and shared society, I wake up every morning hoping that the passage of “Basic Law: Israel as …

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Ameinu Decries Provocative Israel Nation State Law

Ameinu Decries Provocative Israel Nation State Law Yesterday, Israel’s Knesset passed a superfluous and intentionally provocative bill, The Nation State Law, by a vote of 62-55. Several provisions of the new law have the effect of diminishing the status of …

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New Israel Program: Urban Kibbutz Social Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2018 For more information, contact Miki Golod, Director of Israel Programs 212-366-1194 and office@ameinu.net. Ameinu Announces New “Urban Kibbutz Social Change” Masa Israel Journey Program Ameinu, in cooperation with Dror Israel, the largest urban kibbutz movement …

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New Israel Program: Urban Kibbutz Social Change!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2018 For more information, contact Miki Golod, Director of Israel Programs 212-366-1194 and office@ameinu.net. Ameinu Announces New “Urban Kibbutz Social Change” Masa Israel Journey Program Ameinu, in cooperation with Dror Israel, the largest urban kibbutz movement …

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Hundreds of Jewish Organizations Join Together to Urge the Administration to End “Zero Tolerance” Family Separation Policy

New York, NY – Almost 350 national, state, and local Jewish organizations—including the Reform, Reconstructionist, Conservative and Orthodox movements—sent a joint letter urging the Administration to immediately rescind the “zero tolerance” policy of criminally prosecuting all adults who cross the border. This practice …

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Hundreds of Jewish Organizations Join Together to Urge the Administration to End “Zero Tolerance” Family Separation Policy

New York, NY – Almost 350 national, state, and local Jewish organizations—including the Reform, Reconstructionist, Conservative and Orthodox movements—sent a joint letter urging the Administration to immediately rescind the “zero tolerance” policy of criminally prosecuting all adults who cross the border. This practice …

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Israelis and Palestinians Can Build Trust and Cooperation — if They Choose To

By Ken Bob and Brad Rothschild (JTA) — This week’s escalation of violence emanating from the Gaza Strip serves as a depressing reminder that the Middle East lacks a peace process and shows the hopelessness of the situation in Gaza. It also reinforces …

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Trump Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal Makes the U.S. and Israel Less Safe

Defying its allies as well as logic, President Trump today announced that the US would be withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and plans on reimposing sanctions on Iran. “President Trump’s misguided and ill-conceived announcement weakens the …

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Trump Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal Makes the U.S. and Israel Less Safe

Defying its allies as well as logic, President Trump today announced that the US would be withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and plans on reimposing sanctions on Iran. “President Trump’s misguided and ill-conceived announcement weakens the …

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Critique is an Expression of Engagement

By Kenneth Bob First published: Plus61J – Broadening the Conversation- Israel, Australia and the Jewish World As a student at the University of California at Berkeley in the post-Six Day War period, our Radical Jewish Union supported much of the left’s US domestic and foreign …

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