Turning a Corner in Public Opinion toward Israeli Occupation

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by James J. Zogby U.S. supporters of Israel are in a bind: public opinion is changing; there are more actors publicly challenging Israel; and the crude, heavy-handed tactics they have successfully used in the past to silence criticism now only… Continue Reading  

Shmuley Boteach’s China Hypocrisy

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by Eli Clifton Rabbi Shmuley Boteach has never made it a secret that he’s enamored of his biggest patron, casino billionaire and GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson. Adelson contributed $500,000 to support Boteach’s failed congressional campaign in 2012 and provides the… Continue Reading  

The Abrams Attack on Kerry

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by Ali Gharib Elliott Abrams is a liar and, it turns out, a coward. Abrams penned the latest installment in a string of articles by right-wing pro-Israel hacks calling Secretary of State John Kerry an anti-Semite. Abrams’s headline was entirely… Continue Reading  

Is John Kerry an Anti-Semite?

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by Jim Lobe For a rather slow Thanksgiving weekend, must reading should include an article on The Nation website by Henry Siegman, a former head of both the American Jewish Congress and the Synagogue Council of America. The article assails a full-page ad that… Continue Reading  

Booker Torn Between GOP Donors and His Party

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by Eli Clifton Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) is feeling the heat. Progressive advocacy groups are pushing Democrats from one side to back the Obama administration’s plan to constrain Iran’s nuclear program. From the other side, meanwhile, New Jersey’s Republican Governor… Continue Reading