Posted: Mon, 11/02/2009 - 01:00 |
Monday, November 2nd, 2009
If anybody has a clue what the Obama administration is really up to on the Israeli-Palestinian front, I wish they’d send me the memo.
Over the weekend pro-Israel groups here were crowing about Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s claim that Israeli offers on limiting settlement construction were “unprecedented.”
Posted: Fri, 10/30/2009 - 00:00 |
Friday, October 30th, 2009
Several major Jewish groups, apparently pressured by lay leaders who don’t want sweeping health care reform with a public option, have backed off as the debate rages in Washington.
Posted: Thu, 10/29/2009 - 11:25 |
Some observations on the J Street national conference October 28th, 2009
In 23 years, I’ve been to approximately a million and a half pro-Israel meetings – left, right and center. This week’s J Street meeting in Washington, the dovish group’s first national gathering and one that was inevitably compared to AIPAC’s perennially lavish policy conference, and on that scale, it was puny. (Read my story on what comes next for J Street here).