Category Archives: Letters From Leadership

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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Open Letter to President-elect Donald J. Trump from Jewish American Organizations

Dear President-elect Trump, We write on behalf of organizations representing hundreds of thousands of Jewish Americans deeply committed to the values that underpin our people’s faith, our country’s democracy and our relationship with the people and State of Israel. We …

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From tragedy to opportunity: Noa’s 6 ideas for ‘tikkun olam’

I was born in Israel but grew up in the United States. As a child of immigrants in a different era, the US gave me and my family citizenship, and opportunities we never could have dreamed of in Israel as …

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9/11 at 15: ‘Truther’ Blames ‘Zionists’

Living in Manhattan, then and now, my experience of the attack that day (although never directly threatened) remains a profound memory, which I wrote about here, last year.  Today, 15 years later, we reflect again on this solemn national occasion. And in time …

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Ameinu Signs Interfaith Letter on SCOTUS Vacancy

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell 317 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510   Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley 135 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510                          February 19, 2016 Dear Majority Leader McConnell and Chairman Grassley: Though our …

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