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J Street, AIPAC, Palestine and Israel: Fighting the Wrong Battle and Losing the Real War

March 14, 2011         As I entered the Washington Convention Center exhibit area, I saw many tables that appeared to be staffed by what Jewish organizations worry is an endangered species: interested and engaged young pro-Israel supporters. Of course, as I get older my perspective on ”youth” has changed. However, since several […]

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J Street Urges Obama to Seize the Moment by Eli Clifton

by Eli Clifton, March 02, 2011 J Street, the Washington-based “Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace” advocacy group, drew a large crowd to its annual conference this year despite criticism over its controversial calls for the Barack Obama administration not to veto a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlement construction in the West Bank. In the end, the […]

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BDS Comes to JStreet | Joseph Dana

In 2005, one hundred seventy Palestinian civil society organizations began a global non-violent boycott, divestment and sanction movement (BDS) aimed at forcing Israel to abide by international law in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. BDS has since become a major factor in the ‘Israel debate’ as it has opened new possibilities for global civil society to […]

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