Category Archives: Two States

Why Myers Should Stay

In commenting on the controversy surrounding Professor David Myers, the newly hired president and CEO of the Center for Jewish History (CJH), Gary Rosenblatt concluded that, “Unfortunately, in the current toxic political climate … it is normative behavior for those …

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Progressive Visions for a Zionist Future

I am a Jew. I am a Zionist. I am a Feminist. I am a Socialist. I believe in the innate value of every human being.   These facets of my identity are not contradictory. They exist within me as …

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I’m Voting NO to BDS because it doesn’t actually help Palestine

I am pro-Palestinian. I 100 per cent believe that Palestinians have the right to self-determination and, most importantly, their dignity — which as of right now is unfortunately not always the case. I am also vehemently opposed to BDS. Now …

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The entry law bars too many Zionists

It’s my last year of undergraduate schooling in the United States, and my spring break starts March 17th, but I’ll spend vacation working. I’m going home to Israel, and while I will be enjoying the beaches and cafes and visiting …

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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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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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In the Olive Orchard Lending a Helping Hand

Naim El Baida is a building contractor. He has worked across the Green Line in Israel for many years. His Hebrew is excellent, as good as his Arabic. He is one of seven siblings and has seven children, two of …

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Gorenberg: Call Netanyahu’s Bluff

Writing for his column in The American Prospect, Gershom Gorenberg offers a recipe for making settler lemons into lemonade.  Reacting to Prime Minister Netanyahu’s recent video contention that removing Israeli settlements within a two-state agreement would constitute “ethnic cleansing,” Gorenberg suggests that the Palestinians …

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Israeli Referendum on 2 State Solution?

Ameinu is a strong supporter of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but it does not currently have a position on whether Israel should hold a referendum on the future of the occupied territories.  Some elements of the Israeli …

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