AIPAC and J Street conferences “reflect starkly different interpretations of this moment in the US-Israel relationship” [VIDEO]

TIMES OF ISRAEL
At AIPAC, a Trump-Netanyahu marriage made in heaven. At J Street, in hell
by Eric Cortellessa
19 April 2018

Held a little more than a month apart, the recent AIPAC and J Street conferences represented two wildly different takes on what the Trump presidency means for the long-term future of the US-Israel relationship. If you were dropped in at AIPAC’s confab last month…you would think things had never been better. Although the president himself did not attend, his vice president and his UN ambassador did, and while both gave strong, considered speeches, they could have read the phone book in front of the powerhouse pro-Israel lobby’s crowd and still received standing ovations. READ MORE

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