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A Positive Sign from the Zionist Left

Ameinu, a Jewish organization that supports “progressive causes in Israel,” has taken a refreshing and long-overdue step in naming, shaming and pushing back against hard-core anti-Zionists. In a publication titled The Third Narrative: Progressive Answers to the Far Left’s Critiques …

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Group On the Zionist Left Seeks To Reinvent Itself

New moves at Ameinu include a controversial anti-BDS initiative and plans to focus more on domestic issues. Dan Fleshler remembers how unprepared his daughter felt when she got to college and needed to respond to her left-wing friends’ “unrestrained fury …

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A third way to counter bias

New Ameinu head aims to bridge left and right

Previously published in “New Jersey Jewish News”   As the new CEO of the 100-year-old Jewish social action organization Ameinu, Gideon Aronoff said he “pleads guilty to idealism.” Since the start of July, the South Orange resident, who spent 12 …

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How to be supportive of Palestinians, and a Zionist

This article first appeared in The Times of Israel on July 19, 2013 and is posted with permission. Launched this week, The Third Narrative is aimed at countering anti-Israel activity by the progressive far left, from the progressive far left …

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Kerry’s Call Ignored

Imagine this scenario: The United States and one of its closest allies heartily agree on a certain policy goal important to both countries. The secretary of state addresses American supporters of that ally and urges them to prod their leaders …

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Are Jewish Non-Profits Targeted by IRS Over Ties to Israel?

  WASHINGTON — As the Internal Revenue Service reels from revelations that it targeted Tea Party groups’ tax-exempt applications for extra scrutiny, Jewish groups from the left and right are seeking to draw attention to a less noticed reality they say …

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Demonstration in solidarity with Women of the Wall

About 125 women, men and children sang songs and prayed in front of the Israeli Embassy in D.C. on Monday to show their support for their Israeli sisters who are not allowed to wear ritual clothing while davening at the …

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Election Buoys Center-Left Here

This article by Doug Chandler first appeared in The Jewish Week. Like other veterans of this country’s pro-Israel and Zionist left, Kenneth Bob has seen prospects for a two-state solution rise and fall several times in the past four decades. …

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Illegal Outposts – AIPAC and a 2-state solution?

This article written by Rabbi John Rosove first appeared in his blog at JewishJournal.com   When I was in Israel several weeks ago I had the opportunity to accompany one of Shalom Achshav’s Settlement Watch staffers on a 4 hour …

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