Confronting J Street’s Candidates: In What Way are You ‘Pro-Israel’?

If an organization slaps a “kosher” label on pork, that label hardly makes the pork kosher as commonly understood. Currently, more than half of congressional Democrats carry J Street’s “pro-Israel” kosher certification.

This column originally published in the Jerusalem Post
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Please, pro-Israel Democrats: Rescue your party

What shall it profit a party if it shall gain the whole world, and lose its own soul?  Is winning worth the price of electing radical, Israel-hostile candidates who automatically become Democratic leaders and rising stars?

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‘Israeli-occupied’ no more: new Congress takes a left Turn

This column was originally published in the Jerusalem Post.

The 113th Congress to be sworn in this January is materially more left-leaning and materially less pro-Israel than the outgoing 112th.

Especially on the Democrats’ side.


For those of us in the pro-Israel camp who were disappointed by the reelection of President Barack Obama, there’s more bad news. Continue reading