Skip to comments.The Anti-Israel Lobby ‘Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace’ J Street backs congressmen
Posted on 05/23/2012 9:44:06 AM PDT by Nachum
The self-described pro-Israel, pro-peace liberal advocacy group J Street is soliciting funds for congressional candidates who are openly hostile to Israel while simultaneously targeting for defeat explicitly pro-Israel lawmakers who do not agree with its radical Middle East agenda, according to a Washington Free Beacon analysis of J Streets election year strategy.
Among the more than 50 candidates endorsed by J Street is a sizable delegation of lawmakers who have expressed hostility towards the Jewish state.
At least six of J Streets candidates have failed to affirm the U.S.-Israel alliance on the House floor, rejected Israels right to defend itself from terrorists, and backed a congressional missive demanding that Israel end its siege of the Gaza Strip. All of these positions place the candidates outside the mainstream pro-Israel community.
J Streets attraction to such fringe candidatesas well as its public efforts to remove Israels allies from Congresshas led insiders to question its commitment to both the Jewish state and the core tenets of pro-Israel activism.
Theyre showing their true colors, said Morris Amitay, a former executive director of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee who currently runs his own political action committee. You can forget about what theyre saying, but look at who theyre supportingits people most observers would consider to not be friendly to Israel.
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This made me check out J Streets website.
Wow, are they deceptive.
Nowhere do they list the candidates they support or oppose - the article you posted does, however.
J Street appears to be an elaborate rhetorical scheme whereby Democrats can belong to J Street and use it as proof that they are pro-Israel.
Of course an intelligent 15-year-old could figure out that the enemies of Israel have, as part of their tactics, legitimization of them and their hatred of Jews. Their lie even goes so far to actually brazenly declare that they “support” Israel while at the same time the implication is that they (the enemies of Israel) then deserve to be treated as a de facto separate nation next door.
J Street, from what I can see on it’s website, is simply yet another left-wing front group.
People need to start understanding and admitting that evil powers in the world present lies on top of lies, layer after layer, precisely to confuse.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
Tend to think that candidates endorsed by J Street will have, as a group, little electoral success this year. And with an Obama defeat, J Street will hopefully fade into the ash heap of history.
97%? 100% would be closer.
Maybe so, but as an oddsmaker, I'd have to set the number so that some bettors could bet "over." LOL!
I just don’t understand why anti Jews (includibg J. Carter)pick the term “peace,” as if pro-survival-Jews are against it.
I'd doubt that J Street would have endorsed him anyway. Although his neo-isolationist stance is, practically speaking, harmful to Israel's future should it become US policy, Paul isn't as close to the Islamic terrorists as J Street would prefer. Plus, George Soros would disown them if they should should back Paul.
I'd doubt that J Street would have endorsed him anyway. Although his neo-isolationist stance is, practically speaking, harmful to Israel's future should it become US policy, Paul isn't as close to the Islamic terrorists as J Street would prefer. Plus, George Soros would disown them if they should back Paul.