Actually, J Street Won

By Gerald Skolnik
Originally posted on The Jewish Week

Sometimes you win. Sometimes you lose.  Sometimes you win, but really lose. And then other times you lose, but really win.

On the face of it, J Street lost this week in its effort to gain membership in the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations. After an application process that lasted almost a year, the organization that calls itself “pro peace, pro Israel” failed to garner the requisite votes to meet the constitutionally mandated membership threshold of the Conference. Those who opposed J Street’s candidacy will no doubt see this as a victory. I’m not at all so sure…[Read More]

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