A New Voice for Israel

A New Voice for Israel

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Many Americans who care about Israel’s future are questioning whether the hard-line, uncritical stances adopted by many traditional pro-Israel advocates really serve the country’s best interests over the long-term. Moderate Jeremy Ben-Ami, founder of J Street, the new pro-Israel, pro-peace political movement, punctures many of the myths that have long guided our understanding of the politics of the American Jewish community and have been fundamental to how pro-Israel advocates have pursued their work. These myths include:• that leaders of established Jewish organizations speak for all  Jewish Americans when it comes to Israel• that being pro-Israel means you cannot support creation of   a Palestinian state • that American Jews vote for candidates based largely on   their support of Israel • that talking peace with your enemies demonstrates    weakness • that allying with neoconservatives and evangelical   Christians is good for Israel and good for the Jewish community. Ben-Ami, whose grandparents were first-generation Zionists and founders of Tel Aviv, tells the story of his own evolution toward a more moderate viewpoint. He sketches a new direction for both American policy and the conduct of the debate over Israel in the American Jewish community.

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  • ISBN 13: 9780230112742
  • ISBN 10: 0230112749
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  • Language: English
  • Pages: 242
  • Size: 9.66" l x 6.47" w x 0.95" h

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