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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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Joint Letter Against West Bank Annexations

By Ameinu Office

Last week Ameinu joined with nine other American Jewish organizations in a letter calling upon President Trump to maintain long standing U.S. policy in favor of a two state solution and to oppose any Israeli moves to annex settlements in the West Bank, as pledged by Prime Minister Netanyahu during the election campaign: Dear President […]

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JVP is Anti-Zionist? Who Knew?

By Ralph Seliger

The only surprise regarding Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP)—a group that fully supports BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) against Israel—finally “coming out” as anti-Zionist, on January 14th, is that it took so long. As a longtime left-Zionist who views the Trumpification of Israel with trepidation and horror, I can understand the JVP up to a point, […]

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Kahanists Have No Place in Knesset!

By Ameinu Office

Most major American-Jewish organizations have by now either voiced their concern or condemned the active intervention of Prime Minister Netanyahu to prop up the right-wing bloc of parties he wants in a majority coalition, which he hopes to head after the national elections on April 9th, by encouraging the creation of a new joint electoral […]

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Tzipi Livni Bows Out; What Might Have Been

By TTN

Tzipi Livni is a remarkable figure of the last two decades of Israeli political life.  The progeny of a family of followers of Revisionist (rightwing) Zionist leader, Ze’ev Jabotinsky, she emerged into politics as a Likud MK and then as an important government minister under Ariel Sharon and Ehud Olmert — eventually succeeding Olmert as leader […]

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New Web-zine: The Tel Aviv Review of Books

By TTN

There’s a refreshing openness in a new online magazine, The Tel Aviv Review of Books — an English-language review of Israeli books (whether or not translated into English).  Among its intriguing contents in its December (inaugural) issue are separately authored reviews of two new Hebrew works on the decline of Israel’s left: Collapse—The Disintegration of the […]

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Jews & Arabs Ally in Tel Aviv Elections

By TTN

On October 30, Israel held its municipal elections across the country.  This post is based upon a PPI blog/Israel Horizons piece by Hillel Schenker, currently a co-editor of the Palestine-Israel Journal and a former chair of Democrats Abroad – Israel.  He reported on those elections, with a focus upon what transpired in his hometown of Tel Aviv.   […]

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