Category Archives: Letters From Leadership

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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Is an Active Progressive Zionist Voice Important to You? – 2018 Ameinu Membership Campaign

Many organizations have abandoned the notion of membership. However, at Ameinu we think it is important that people stand up and identify with an organization that represents their views and acts upon them. We thank those of you who have already paid their …

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Israel Is Quietly Ridding Itself Of Thousands Of African Refugees

This article first appeared in The Forward. Over the past few weeks, the government of Israel has initiated a number of measures designed to bring an end to their African asylum seeker problem. The plight of tens of thousands of Africans, mostly Sudanese and …

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Ameinu Mourns Passing of LA Activist Bea Chankin

Bea Chankin Weisberg z”l Bea Chankin Weisberg, who passed away last week at the age of 90, was a pillar of the Los Angeles Jewish community, recognized for her leadership role in the Early Jewish Education field. She served as …

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Holocaust Denial in the Age of Trump – A View From Athens

The bizarre decision by the Trump administration to omit references to Jews or anti-Semitism in the White House’s official statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day continues to be a source of concern to many in the Jewish community around the world.  …

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Ameinu Engages Holocaust Scholars to Oppose Friedman

Among the many dangerous aspects of David Friedman’s record — that should disqualify him from being approved as U.S. Ambassador to Israel — is his glib trivialization of the Holocaust for personal and partisan benefit.  Ameinu worked with our network …

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Call Your Senators to Help Stop the Nomination of David Friedman as U.S. Ambassador to Israel

National Call-In Day Friedman is a Dangerous Departure from American Policy and a Threat to Zionism David Friedman’s confirmation hearing in the Senate is coming up later this week.  Please use the script below and call your Senator TODAY! Why …

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Ameinu Expresses Grave Concern Over Refugee-Immigration Order

Ameinu is deeply concerned by President Donald Trump’s draft Executive Order on immigration, sanctuary cities and refugees. Knowing that our core values command that we welcome the Ger (stranger) and be our brothers’ and sisters’ keepers, we are compelled to …

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Abstention by US on Israeli Settlement Resolution Reasonable Response

Ameinu Calls on Israel and Palestinians to Act to Promote Two-State Solution (New York, December 23, 2016) – Responding to news that the United States abstained on a UN Security Council resolution on Israeli settlement activity, thereby allowing its passage, …

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Nominee for Ambassador to Israel; A Dangerous Departure from American Policy and a Threat to Zionism

  “As Americans and Zionists Ameinu strongly opposes the nomination of bankruptcy lawyer David M. Friedman to be the next U.S. ambassador to Israel and urges the Senate to reject this appointment,” declared Ameinu President Kenneth Bob. Ameinu is North America’s …

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