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Posted: Thu, 10/22/2009 - 13:11 | Political Insider

Want one more example of how ferocious the fight to delegitimize J Street has become?

Michael Goldfarb, the Weekly Standard blogger who has been one of the most vocal J Street opponents, gloated yesterday that JTA Washington bureau chief Ron Kampeas “has become the latest name to disappear from the J Street program in advance of next week’s conference. Kampeas was to moderate a panel on  ‘What does it mean to be pro-Israel?’”

Posted: Wed, 10/21/2009 - 23:00 | Political Insider
Thursday, October 22nd, 2009 Want one more example of how ferocious the fight to delegitimize J Street has become?  
Posted: Wed, 10/21/2009 - 14:35 | Political Insider

I was surprised at the paltry second day coverage of the strange case of Stewart Nozette, the Maryland space scientist arrested this week in an FBI sting operation in which he allegedly agreed to spy for Israel.

The reason coverage was thin, I suspect, is that this is a hard case to figure out.  Was this entrapment, or were there good reasons for federal authorities to suspect Nozette was a national security danger?

Posted: Wed, 10/21/2009 - 09:37 | Political Insider

What would folks do if they didn't have  the Holocaust to use as a frame of reference for just about everything they don't like?

Posted: Tue, 10/20/2009 - 23:00 | Political Insider
Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 It may not mean a lot in the overall scheme of things on Capitol Hill, but it means a lot to Jewish groups involved in the fight: Agudath Israel of America, an Orthodox group that often takes conservative positions on social issues, has endorsed the hate crimes bill awaiting Senate approval.
Posted: Tue, 10/20/2009 - 23:00 | Political Insider
Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 I was surprised at the paltry second day coverage of the strange case of Stewart Nozette, the Maryland space scientist arrested this week in an FBI sting operation in which he allegedly agreed to spy for Israel.