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Hundreds of Jewish Organizations Join Together to Urge the Administration to End “Zero Tolerance” Family Separation Policy

New York, NY – Almost 350 national, state, and local Jewish organizations—including the Reform, Reconstructionist, Conservative and Orthodox movements—sent a joint letter urging the Administration to immediately rescind the “zero tolerance” policy of criminally prosecuting all adults who cross the border. This practice …

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Hundreds of Jewish Organizations Join Together to Urge the Administration to End “Zero Tolerance” Family Separation Policy

New York, NY – Almost 350 national, state, and local Jewish organizations—including the Reform, Reconstructionist, Conservative and Orthodox movements—sent a joint letter urging the Administration to immediately rescind the “zero tolerance” policy of criminally prosecuting all adults who cross the border. This practice …

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Trump Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal Makes the U.S. and Israel Less Safe

Defying its allies as well as logic, President Trump today announced that the US would be withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and plans on reimposing sanctions on Iran. “President Trump’s misguided and ill-conceived announcement weakens the …

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JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS STAND TOGETHER TO REJECT PRIME MINISTER NETANYAHU’S ATTACKS ON NEW ISRAEL FUND

April 10, 2018 The following joint statement was released by Ameinu, Americans for Peace Now,              J- Street, National Council of Jewish Women, and T’ruah: As organizations within the Jewish community, we stand together to …

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Pro-Israel Jewish Organizations Condemn Dangerous Appointment of John Bolton

For Immediate Release: March 28, 2018 Contact for Ameinu: Ken Bob, kennethbob@gmail.com 516-644-5397 Contact for APN: Ori Nir, onir@peacenow.org 202-408-9898 Contact for J Street: Logan Bayroff, logan@jstreet.org 516-965-5159 Contact for NCJW: Amanda Lang, alang@ncjw.org 212-870-2738 Contact for NIF: Sharon Goldtzvik, …

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Truth is Not the Same Thing as Wisdom — No Need to Provoke Region Over Self-Evident Truth that Jerusalem is Israel’s Capital

December 6, 2017 CONTACT: Gideon Aronoff 212 366-1194 gideon@ameinu.net (New York, NY) President Trump’s assertion that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel is a true statement, but unnecessarily risks violence for no tangible benefit,” said Kenneth Bob, president of Ameinu, …

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Trump’s DACA Decision a Grave Injustice to Innocents; Challenge to Congress to Fill the Void

“The Trump Administration’s decision today to end Delayed Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an inhumane act that runs completely counter to our core values as Jews, Americans and Zionists,” declared Kenneth Bob, National President of Ameinu, the largest grassroots …

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Combat Alt-Right Hate: Demand Leadership from Trump and Bibi

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Democracy Must be Protected from Alt-Right White Supremacy and Neo-Nazism   President Trump and Prime Minister Netanyahu Fail to Lead and so Strengthen Fascist Movements in the U.S., Israel and Around the World New …

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Netanyahu Government Does Not Trump Zionist Principles

New York (June 26, 2017) – Gideon Aronoff, CEO of Ameinu, North America’s largest grassroots progressive Zionist movement, released the following statement of protest denouncing yesterday’s decision by the Netanyahu government to renege on a compromise deal for egalitarian prayer …

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AAF Statement on Education Minister Naftali Bennett’s Proposed Guidelines

          By Cary Nelson, on behalf of the Alliance for Academic Freedom This June Israelis confronted a new set of proposed regulations that would govern how faculty members address political issues in their classrooms, their publications, …

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