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Ameinu Horrified by Murder of Innocent Jews; Condemns Hate-filled Environment

Ameinu is horrified and sickened by the murder of 11 innocent Jews as they prayed this past Shabbat at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our hearts go out to those who were killed and injured, their families …

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American Academics To Israeli Government: Let Lara Alqasem Study in Israel

DENIED ENTRY We the undersigned faculty members of the Alliance for Academic Freedom (AAF) stand in solidarity with the presidents of all Israeli universities in urging the Israeli authorities to permit the American student Lara Alqasem to enter the country …

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New Israel Program: Urban Kibbutz Social Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2018 For more information, contact Miki Golod, Director of Israel Programs 212-366-1194 and office@ameinu.net. Ameinu Announces New “Urban Kibbutz Social Change” Masa Israel Journey Program Ameinu, in cooperation with Dror Israel, the largest urban kibbutz movement …

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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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