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    • JJ Gross
    • 17.02.10 | 19:33 (IST)

    Deputy FM Ayalon is not rejecting the US Congressmen. He is rejecting the Trojan Horse in which they are arriving. There is nothing pro-Israel about J Street other than its misleading, and oft dropped, slogan "Pro Israel".. Everything this organization espouses is against Israel's security interests and flies in the face of the majority of Israeli public opinion. One call can call black white, and night day, but this does not alter the reality. Surely if these congresspeople were to come as individuals or on an AIPAC mission they would be welcomed with open arms. But by allowing them to be used by J Street they would be unwitting accomplices to legitimizing the most dangerous phenomenon that threatens and undermined Israeli security and legitimacy.

    from the article: U.S. lawmakers in Israel 'puzzled' by Ayalon boycott
    First published 17:31 17.02.10 | Last updated 20:04 17.02.10
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