J Street - the "pressure Israel for its own good" crowd - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Raymond in DC
    • 18.10.09 | 17:48 (IST)

    And, sadly, the "pifiog" crowd are the most "pro Israeli" of the bunch. Among the J Street Conference speakers are the expected "Israel is in the wrong" crowd: Peace Now, Jews for Justice, Rabbis for Human Rights, etc. But it also includes representatives of Arab groups like MPAC (one of whom suggested Israel was behind the 9/11 attacks), "Iran is not a threat" types like Trista Parsi, and "Israeli security concerns are overblown" like Gen. Jones. Oren would get about as fair a hearing at the conference as Israel does before the UN Human Rights Council.

    from the article: J Street embraced by Obama administration, but not in Israel
    First published 01:22 18.10.09 | Last updated 10:46 18.10.09
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