Posts tagged "jewish lobby"

Where’s the Jewish Lobby on Budget Issues?

The Forward's Nathan Guttman writes that we've heard little from Jewish organizations about how to manage the U.S. budget shortfall.  He quotes Mark Pelavin, associate director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism: "I would like to see more of an AIPAC-like effort, with key people and contacts across the nation putting more pressure...

Israel Studies, A Form of Public Diplomacy?

“I know what the podium I stand behind represents, what Israel studies represents. I know this is a form of public diplomacy.” -- Amal Jamal, "Israeli-Arab" professor of political science, Tel-Aviv University, one of two Palestinian scholars (of a total of 300 attendees) at the annual meeting of the Association for Israel Studies...