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J Street

even-handed

The left-wing J Street lobby has tried to brand itself as being both “pro-Israel” and “pro-peace.” The slogan is highly disingenuous because it implies those...
Trade bill anti-BDS provision

On Wednesday, the Senate passed a version of the Trade Promotion Authority bill sending it to President Obama’s desk where he will happily sign it...

Democratic Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky’s controversial comments at the J Street conference--a gathering seemingly formed for the purpose of disparaging the rest of the Jewish community--deftly...

The announcement that former Secretary of State James Baker was one of the advisors to Jeb Bush’s presidential campaign created a minor stir a few...

One of the main talking points of those criticizing Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s plan to speak to Congress on the question of Iran sanctions is...

Yesterday on the Sunday morning talk shows, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough attempted to walk back some of the most intemperate off-the-record comments...

When a major accusation is leveled against a high-profile individual or institution, the rebuttal can often do far more damage than the charge, by inadvertently...

In today’s New York Times Magazine, we are invited to pity “liberal Zionists.” These Jews claim to love Israel but hate its government and the...

With relations between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and coalition ally Yair Lapid at a nadir, it appears that the current Israeli government will soon be...

The drumbeat of incitement against Israel in Europe reached a fever pitch this past summer as the war in Gaza raged. But though the anti-Semitic...

Israel’s American critics viewed the latest conflict in Gaza as more evidence of how the Jewish state needs to be saved from itself. That is...

Critiques of AIPAC that predict the end of the bipartisan pro-Israel consensus in Congress and the nation are old hat. After the Walt-Mearsheimer Israel Lobby...