AIPAC conference ends, J Street/BTShalom event prepares

AIPAC is big. JTA shows you the glitz, the shamless fearmongering (holocaust holocaust holocaust), the embarassing charades of politicians trying to pander, and a few courageous words about making peace (with scattered applause I might add):

Brit Tzedek v’Shalom’s annual event brought over 300 participants to Capital Hill — a small but growing presence.

Now J Street and BTShalom will jointly go to Washington, DC, on October 25-28, 2009 to put boots in legislators offices and show that the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement has grown in the past 20 years.

Care about peace? Come to DC. Care about building progressive Jewish life? Come to DC. Care about a future for Israel without occupation? Come to DC. Care about meeting your legislator face-to-face and taking back the Hill from the minority communal leadership who’s relationship to Israel is lockstep, right-wing and stuck in the 1940s?

Come to DC.

4 Responses to “AIPAC conference ends, J Street/BTShalom event prepares”

  1. An interesting piece by Rabbi Forman, of Rabbis for Human Rights…

    www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1239710891997&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull


    Jonathan1 · May 8th, 2009 at 2:45 pm
  2. A great article by David Horowitz, JPost.


    Firouz · May 8th, 2009 at 3:49 pm
  3. Fantastic article by Caroline Glick in Jpost.


    Firouz · May 8th, 2009 at 7:34 pm
  4. The relationship of the right-wing NA Jewish communal leadership to Israel in the forties was so far from lockstep support that it’s a little embarrassing for this post. Please read “Jewish Power”.


    Ruth · May 9th, 2009 at 12:33 pm

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