“The director of a film that slams AIPAC holds the erroneous view that any group that’s not explicitly left-wing is the right-wing enemy”

Misunderstanding AIPAC and American politics
by David E. Bernstein
September 8, 2020

The Times of Israel Monday carried an interview with Mor Loushy, director of The Kings of Capitol Hill, a new documentary critical of Israel. I have not seen the film, but in the interview Loushy presents a one-sided and wrong-headed perspective on AIPAC and American politics. First, she points out that “AIPAC’s aims do not mirror those of the bulk of American Jewry.” Not to put too fine a point on it, but most American Jews are fairly indifferent to Israel, and on average are politically much more left-leaning than the population as a whole. READ MORE

TIMES OF ISRAEL New Israeli film projects AIPAC’s steady drift from idealistic bipartisan roots ‘The Kings of Capitol Hill,’ airing on Israel’s YesDocu before going global, examines how the pro-Israel lobby eschewed mainstream US Jewry for Evangelical Christians and the right

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