The dovish organization, meeting this weekend in D.C., isn’t the first to propose an “alternative” pro-Israel stance. Breira did it 40 years ago.
Oren slams call; J Street’s Ben-Ami praises analysis, differs on prescription
Plus National Front attack in France, Kaddish for the Fogels, and more
The strongest evidence that the taboo against anti-Semitism is being eroded is the fact that obvious forms of verbal abuse are tolerated—even justified
Note to some of my fellow progressives: If we can’t argue about Israel without using anti-Semitic tropes, then the debate is lost before it even begins
Plus, when Brody met Allen, biking through Tel Aviv, and more
Plus kosher joint an NYPD/OWS casualty, and more
Brouhaha over ADL pledge sets stage for heated election year
Dispatch from the corner of 92nd and J
New ‘New York’ story has the goods on where Team Obama stands
Photo of the day
J Street, Beinart draw a crowd for ‘Day of Action’
Plus that new J Street poll, the ‘Righteous Gentiles’ of CUFI, and more
The law of unintended consequences
The state of the Jewish state: Activists, artists, and academics—including Jeremy Ben-Ami, Udi Aloni, and Albert Einstein—argue about Israel
Plus, Bibi still rides by the J Street stop, and more
After reconciliation with Hamas, can the P.A. be trusted with millions of dollars?
Plus, Abbas vows no Hamas in West Bank, Egyptian violence, and more in the news
Buddy Korn, the founder of the group Jewish Americans for Sarah Palin, is an ex-Maoist rabbi’s son looking to mobilize disenchanted coreligionists with Tea Party rhetoric
Plus Syria heats up, and more in the news
Why the military should stay away from non-military questions
ADL head menschily criticizes Knesset’s J Street hearings
Plus, long live @Mayor Emanuel!
Five of top six U.S. philanthropists are Jews
Plus Natalie Portman probably says ‘Kennahurra,’ and more
Plus is Abbas a perennial no-sayer? and more in the news
Loyalty to GOP is tested on missile treaty
Susan Sher talks Jews and politics in D.C.
And a collegiate mock checkpoint
A new report tries to understand the demographic shift facing Jewish leadership