the right wing lobby in israel and america is so fearful of opposition it has gone all out to discredit and torpedo the conference of J street. they protest too much, and their fear shows that it is inside them. israel cannot forever keep settling on arab land, nor can it survive continuuing isolation in the world community. j street offers a rational alternative to progress, but paranoia being what it is, the right has thrown a monkey wrench into the works which will ultimately harm israels ability to survive.
Syrian troops sieze village above rebel-held parts of Aleppo (Reuters)
from the article: Israel envoy Michael Oren rejects J Street invite