In post-Kerry Reboot, J Street to Open Conference With ex-Palestinian PM

The much maligned lobbying group can be accused (and is) of many things, but predictability isn't one of them, as J Street taps Salam Fayyad to open its national summit.

SAN FRANCISCO - As a target of accusation, no major American Jewish organization can rival J Street. Despite, or perhaps because of, the dovish group's avowed "pro-Israel, pro-peace" watchword, U.S. Jewish critics have demonized J Street as tantamount to Hezbollah, Nazi collaborators, and even Jews for Jesus.