Archive by Author: Ameinu Office

Ameinu Condemns Change of U.S. Policy on Settlements

By Ameinu Office

Ameinu strongly condemns the announcement by the Trump administration that Israeli settlements in the West Bank do not violate international law. “As longtime supporters of a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict, today’s announcement gives Israel the green light to annex settlements while reducing the possibility of a negotiated peace,” said Ameinu President Kenneth Bob. […]

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Progressive Israel Network Opposes Netanyahu on Annexation

By Ameinu Office

Responding to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s announcement of his intent to extend Israeli sovereignty over large parts of the West Bank, the Progressive Israel Network released the following statement: A democratic and peaceful future for Israelis and Palestinians requires national self-determination for both peoples. Any step to unilaterally impose Israeli sovereignty over Palestinian people and […]

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We Condemn Israel Denying Entry to Members of Congress

By Ameinu Office

Ameinu strongly condemns the decision of the Government of Israel to deny entry into Israel to US Congressional Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. “Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, clearly goaded by US President Donald Trump, has made an unprecedented and irresponsible decision to bar these two democratically elected American officials from Israel,” said Ameinu President […]

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10 Groups Launch ‘Progressive Israel Network’

By Ameinu Office

June 24, 2019 Today, ten leading organizations representing Americans who are committed to pursuing democracy, equality and peace in Israel announced the launch of the Progressive Israel Network. The new coalition will provide a strong, unified voice in support of its members’ common goals: democracy and equal rights, religious freedom and pluralism, and a two-state […]

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TELL THE SENATE: OPPOSE ANNEXATION!

By Ameinu Office

By seeming to endorse unilateral Israeli annexations of Palestinian territory in the West Bank, the Trump administration is encouraging indefinite occupation and permanent conflict which will imperil Israeli democracy and trample on Palestinian rights.  Recently-introduced anti-annexation legislation gives the Senate a chance to push back. The Trump administration is continuing to actively encourage the worst impulses of the […]

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Supporting ‘Partnership Fund for Peace’

By Ameinu Office

Americans for Peace Now, J Street, T’ruah, and Ameinu welcome the reintroduction of legislation to establish a Partnership Fund for Peace [authored by Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY)]. The Fund will support people-to-people peace-building programs, which play an important role in building connections, understanding, and reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians. It will also finance joint ventures […]

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Security Abuses at B-G Airport

By Ameinu Office

The following is taken from The Third Narrative’s Facebook page: Ameinu, the sponsor of The Third Narrative, is deeply disturbed by the recent news of the interrogation at Ben Gurion Airport of Laura Mandel, a US citizen and board member of the Abraham Initiatives, an NGO devoted to improving relations between Arabs and Jews in […]

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