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Building Bridges Through Medicine – Project Rozana Speaking Tour 2018

First published on New York Jewish Week: Building Bridges Through Medicine Building Bridges Through Medicine Five years in, Project Rozana makes Mideast politics personal BY DOUG CHANDLER February 6, 2018- New York Jewish Week One of the most memorable stories from the three …

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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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Ameinu’s Partners on the Ground Fight For Peace and Justice

    Ir Amim – Ameinu: Modeling American-Israeli Partnership Dear Friends: In the last several weeks, multiple coalescing events have raised hard questions about the current state of Diaspora-Israeli Jewish relations: the breakdown of the Kotel deal, promotion of the …

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Can Anti-occupation Groups Leverage U.S. Jewish Ire at Israel’s Moves Against Liberal Judaism?

Activists hope American Jewish leaders who slammed Israel’s backtrack on egalitarian prayer plaza at the Kotel and its support of bill bolstering Orthodox control of conversions will speak out about Palestinian plight Debra Nussbaum Cohen (New York) Jul 04, 2017 …

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Jewish Community Deserves Better Than a “Heckler’s Veto”

(May 17, 2017) Adat Shalom Synagogue’s decision to cancel the May 18 concert by Israeli singer Noa (Achinoam Nini) (“Safety Squeeze,” May 11, page 10) does a grave disservice to the Detroit Jewish community by allowing fear of violence and …

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Reactions strong to Black Lives platform

By Robert Wiener Jewish advocates for racial justice are struggling to maintain their efforts at battling racism, even as many deplore the anti-Israel rhetoric included in a 37,000-word platform of the Movement for Black Lives, a coalition of 50 groups …

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Highlighting Contradictions

 “Forget Brazil, Hello New York” (Editorial, March 25), highlights Israel’s lack of credibility when it appoints diplomats such as
Dani Dayan — consul general-designee to New York — with his personal views on the
two-state solution that are in stark conflict with …

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The missing left: Where’s the support for liberal Zionists on campus?

By Andrew Silow-Carroll NEW YORK (JTA) — The Forward recently asked college students “to tell us about a college experience that had shaped their Jewish identity in some way.” Of the six students whose responses it published, five attend American …

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Kushner hosts leader of left-leaning group

Originally published in the New Jersey Jewish News on March 9th, 2016. Kenneth Bob was delighted to be speaking to students at Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School in Livingston on March 3. That’s because as the national president of Ameinu, …

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Ameinu and ARZA Condemn Im Tirtzu Incitement Video as an Anti-Zionist Threat to Israel’s Democracy

Originally published in the Jewish Journal on December 17, 2015. As a Member of the Board of the Association of Reform Zionists of America and a Supporter of Ameinu, I am posting this news item and joint statement issued this …

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