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    • Der Zauberberg
    • 19.02.10 | 14:19 (IST)

    You are correct that this organization takes positions that represent the views of many American Jews, but it does a disservice to them when it is willing to accuse the Jewish community or Israel of not tolerating criticism; the "they can't tolerate criticism" accusation is the very accusation trotted out by those who can't tolerate criticism of their own viewpoint. Pro-Israel Jews who disagree with others on Talkback, for example, are accused of dual loyalty, being spies, traitors, classic antisemitism, and the same people who claim you cannot criticize Israel without being accused of antisemitism call others here "lying Jews," and talk of "Jewish money" determining American policy.

    from the article: J Street: Criticism of Israel does not make us the enemy
    First published 11:18 19.02.10 | Last updated 11:18 19.02.10
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