Archive by Author: Kenneth Bob

Rays of Hope (Behind the Scenes)

By Kenneth Bob and Brad Rothschild

The following is a somewhat shortened version of an article distributed by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, “Trump can build trust and cooperation between Israelis and Palestinians — if he wants,” co-authored in our respective roles as president and advocacy chair of Ameinu: Given the current climate of mistrust and despair, it’s hard to believe that […]

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Don’t Let Hope for Peace and Security Fade

By Kenneth Bob

Support The Third Narrative Each day’s news bring tragic stories of chaos and violence from Israel and the Palestinian territories, with growing numbers of people injured and killed. Negotiations have ceased. Incitement, anti-democratic legislation and popular racism are exacerbating the already unsustainable status quo. Under these conditions, Israelis and Palestinians are losing hope for a […]

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No Common Cause with Global BDS Movement

By Kenneth Bob

Delivered on a panel at the J Street Conference on February 29, 2011 On National Public Radio there was a project called “in this I believe” in which a variety of well-known and less well-know people described principles which helped guide their lives. In Hebrew, you refer to your “Ani Ma’amin” – I believe or […]

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Why Progressive Nationalism Is Still So Relevant

By Kenneth Bob

This article first appeared in the Huffington Post and appears with permission of the author. Introduced to Jewish political discourse via a Zionist youth movement many years ago, my world view and personal identification are still defined by progressive Zionism. Since the establishment of modern Zionism, the self-determination movement of the Jewish people, “hyphenated Zionists” […]

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