Aipac has had a disproportionately strong influence in the US halls of congress. Now J Street comes along with a splash, pushing more conciliatory policies. It's hard to know what is in Israel's true interest, but a more balanced representation is probably in Israel's long term interest. The Right Wing has not guaranteed Israel's security, and in fact may have raised tensions, so this development, tho uncomfortable for some, may be just what the doctor ordered. Good medicine is often bitter.
Israeli ambassador to U.K.: Elements of left 'in denial' about 'disease' of anti-Semitism (Haaretz)
from the article: Dovish Jews? They love Israel? Excommunicate them
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