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    • Chris Linthwaite
    • 19.10.09 | 20:45 (IST)

    Good Jews and Bad Jews. This debate as always is about power. J Street are a new kid on the block at a time when money is in short supply. Those who are old hands at lobbying for Israel whilst enjoying fat bank accounts are now worried that they may have to tighten their belts. And they have grown accustomed to their private jets, champagne dinners, passes to The White House. There are a lot of people who do very well financially by propogating the eternal struggle between Palestinian and jew, and refusing to travel what will admitedly be a hard road to peace. J Street are a risk to living on the lamb in Washington.

    from the article: Dovish Jews? They love Israel? Excommunicate them
    First published 15:31 19.10.09 | Last updated 20:07 20.10.09
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