Again, who appointed them to speak on behalf of anybody, especially in direct contrast of the Israeli-elected officials. Being a diaspora Jew leaves many holes in many theories. You have not experienced the terror, killing of innocent Israeli civilians. In the '30s and '40s, JStreet types were referred to in very unflattering terms, collaborating with the Nazis. If you want your voice to have any meaning, you should make Aliyah and make your voice count. JStreet is clearly a group who advocates appeasement and surrender, not fortitude and strength. For JStreet to stand in opposition to the ELECTED Govt. in Israel, and openly campaign to weaken them, such a group must be fought and delegitimized. Even if they think they are right, they are working openly against the wishes of the Israeli electorate.
Court rejects plea bargain from former PM Olmert, adding one month to jail sentence (Haaretz)
from the article: J Street's challenge to the U.S.-Jewish right: Focus on peace