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Latest J Street Items
The left-wing Israel lobby J Street has welcomed the retraction of war crimes charges against the Jewish state by the author of a 2009 U.N. report.
J Street — the self-described pro-Israel, pro-peace lobbying group — facilitated meetings between members of Congress and South African Judge Richard Goldstone, author of a U.N. report that accused the Jewish state of systematic war crimes in its three-week military campaign against Hamas in Gaza.
The White House appears to be distancing itself from the liberal advocacy group J Street that it once embraced as its envoy to the U.S. Jewish community after disclosures that nearly half the group's funding for 2008 came from a single Hong Kong donor.
J Street, the liberal Middle East policy advocacy organization, on Sunday issued a statement acknowledging what the group had earlier denied: J Street received financial support from billionaire George Soros.
The Jewish-American advocacy group J Street, which bills itself as the dovish alternative to the influential American Israel Public Affairs Committee lobby, has secretly received funding from billionaire George Soros despite previous denials that it accepted funds from the Hungarian-born financier and liberal political activist.
In the article you published recently about the Anti-Defamation League's opposition to the Ground Zero mosque, the writer refers to the group J Street as a "pro-Israel" organization. In printing the piece, you fell for J Street propaganda ("ADL critical of plans for mosque at Ground Zero," Web, News, Sunday).