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    • J Street questions Israel's right to self-defense
    • 23.11.10 | 19:39 (IST)

    Burston oversimplifies when he defines the settlements as the only issue dividing the Jews. Many critics of the settlements (e.g., Rabbi Eric Yoffe) have justly criticized J Street for questioning Israel's right to engage in self-defense. Meretz supported the air campaign during the first six days of Operation Cast Lead, but J Street denounced Operation Cast Lead less than 24 hours after the start. And J Street raised campaign donations for Congresswoman Donna Edwards as a reward for her vote against Nancy Pelosi's January 2009 resolution affirming Israel's right to use military force to stop rocket and mortar attacks from Gaza.

    from the article: Thanksgiving, Tikkun Olam, and U.S. Jews breaking the Israel barrier
    First published 14:53 22.11.10 | Last updated 14:53 22.11.10
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