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Speak Out Against New Israeli BDS Entry Ban Law

Let the Government of Israel Know You Oppose the New Law Barring Entry Based on Political Opinion On March 6, 2017, the Israeli Knesset enacted a new law banning entry of foreigners who advocate for boycotts, divestment or sanctions (BDS) …

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Why it no longer matters whether Jews are White

Almost a year ago, I was in Israel with strangers who quickly became friends, as Israel trips always go. We were sitting in our hotel room in Jerusam, and somehow the topic came up of whether we, a group of …

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Trump, Bannon, Bibi and…the Musical Hamilton

Last week I wrote about Ameinu’s activity addressing the challenges of the election of Donald Trump and Bibi Netanyahu’s ongoing reign over the most right-wing Israeli government in history. I promised that I would be in touch with an update. …

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Kidnappings and Hijackings

In response to the recent kidnapping of 3 young Israelis, we have turned over our Letter from the Leadership column to Julian Resnick the Director of World Habonim Dror and a good friend of Ameinu.   This is for me …

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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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Bina, the Secular Yeshiva, on Channel 2 News in Israel

 

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The Devil’s Advocate: After Divestment

The ASUC Senate’s deeply misguided vote to divest UC funds from companies affiliated with the Israeli military is, in one sense, utterly irrelevant. Despite its best efforts, the coterie of far-left activists that dominates student politics rarely influences university policy — …

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United States Leads the Way Back to ME Peace Talks

When President Barack Obama appointed former Senator George Mitchell as his special envoy to the Middle East on his second day in office in 2009, it naturally raised the expectations of supporters of active American involvement in helping bring a …

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How the West Bank Settlements Can Bring About Peace

To judge by the Israeli public’s reaction t0 President Obama’s visit to that country, there may be a new opening to unfreeze Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.  The President articulated as clearly as one could how, from a pro-Israel point of view, a …

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