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One State, Two State, No State, New State

By TTN

Israel’s independence day is celebrated according to the Hebrew calendar (in 2019, it was from sundown May 8th through sunset May 9th); the Gregorian calendar date when Israel declared independence was May 14, 1948.  The map is from the United Nation’s plan to partition the Mandate of Palestine into Jewish and Arab states.   Passed in the […]

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My Zionism is Personal and Complicated

By Ralph Seliger

This is being posted on the eve of Israel’s Independence Day.  Most of the following was in a piece rejected by Jewish Currents, for which I had been a frequent contributor until the new anti-Zionist editorial direction began last year.  Please forgive some overlap with an earlier piece posted here, but also rejected by Jewish […]

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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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Third Narrative Booklet in French

By Ameinu Office

Click below to download the French version of The Third Narrative booklet TTN_FRENCH_final_October2017

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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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