The Israel-Diaspora disconnect
There are many factors to the weakening of ties between the Diaspora and Israel, but in order to fight any of them, Israeli leadership must recognize the legitimacy of approaches which differ from its own.
The convening of the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee − the largest Jewish lobbyist organization in the United States − has got the attention of some Israelis. The fact that around 13,000 members, including senior American and Israeli officials, participate in this conference, which lobbies Congress, is impressive. Many Israelis think that this typifies the...
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