Stuart Appelbaum

Israeli Official Leaves JLC Dinner After Criticism of Netanyahu

Labor Committee’s president calls Israel’s current government a ‘curse,’ but couples his criticism with condemnations of the BDS movement and Hamas.

01/17/2012
Jewish Week Correspondent

A speech last week by Stuart Appelbaum, president of the Jewish Labor Committee, surprised much of the audience with its harsh criticism of the Israeli government, leading at least one prominent guest, Israel’s deputy consul general in New York, to walk out of the event.

Stuart Appelbaum, president of the Jewish Labor Committee.
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