Israel recognises fully its weak position in the international community. Given this understanding, it must call upon all of its agencies and those lobbying groups that serve its interests, to attack groups such as J Street, which is really very moderate. But Israel cannot allow it to have a place at the table. Israel is putting out a propaganda line, supported by right wing zionist groups that eiether you are with us all the way or you are against us and playing, wither wittingly or not, into the hands of the enemy. Therefore, Israel must do all in its power to crush the effeectiveness of J Street and not give it any legitimacy. Oren also knows that if he were to appear he could not provide truthful answers to questions that would surely be asked.
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