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The quintessential difference between #JStreet and #AIPAC

JPOST Who tried to block US funding for Iron Dome? Lenny Ben-David August 17, 2022 …By mid-June 2021, opposition to replenishing the essential defensive materiel to Israel was emerging in Washington among a squad of members of Congress, anti-Israel progressive … Continue reading

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The race in Michigan between progressive Levin and moderate Stevens caught the attention of both AIPAC and J Street PACs. AIPAC called Stevens’s Tuesday victory “monumental” for US-Israel relationship

JERUSALEM POST Rep. Haley Stevens defeats Rep. Andy Levin in Michigan Dem. primary Haley Cohen, Omri Nahmias August 3, 2022 In a critical Michigan primary featuring two incumbent Democratic members of Congress facing off, Rep. Haley Stevens defeated Andy Levin … Continue reading

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His Jewish identity doesn’t excuse Rep. Andy Levin resurrecting antisemitic stereotypes by accusing the pro-Israel group of practicing “the politics of domination”

JNS Levin smears AIPAC to try and save his political skin Jonathan S Tobin July 28, 2022 Rep. Andy Levin wants to have it both ways. The Michigan Democrat running for re-election to his seat in the House of Representatives … Continue reading

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“Congressman Levin only turned down PAC money after ‘his hypocrisy was exposed,’ Stevens alleged”

JEWISH INSIDER Stevens and Levin trade barbs over AIPAC, PAC funding Marc Rod May 25, 2022 Reps. Haley Stevens (D-MI) and Andy Levin (D-MI) exchanged attacks over campaign funding and support from AIPAC and corporate PAC groups in their second primary … Continue reading

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The Intercept–which hasn’t seen an anti-Israel article it doesn’t like–assesses loss of Ohio progressive Nina Turner to incumbent Rep Shontel Brown

THE INTERCEPT Progressives, “Massively Outgunned,” Ditched Nina Turner Akela Lacy May 3, 2022 Justice Democrats, the group that has launched several progressive members of Congress, said it’s being “massively outgunned” by Republican donors giving millions to attack progressive candidates in … Continue reading

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Biden’s new press secretary: “AIPAC’s policies are not progressive policies”

JTA Karine Jean-Pierre, who endorsed AIPAC boycott, to be next White House press secretary Ron Kampeas May 5, 2022 President Joe Biden named as his next press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, a former official of the activist MoveOn group who endorsed … Continue reading

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AIPAC: “This is no moment for the pro-Israel movement to become selective about its friends”

JTA AIPAC defends its endorsees, including those who questioned Biden’s election Ron Kampeas March 18, 2022 In response to criticism of its first slate of political action committee endorsements, the AIPAC lobby told its activists that it would continue to … Continue reading

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AIPAC: The question isn’t whether the pro-Israel community should support candidates; it’s whether those contributions will make a difference if one of the two parties is being led by leftist foes of the Jewish state

JNS Can AIPAC help lead a new bipartisan surge of support for Israel? by Jonathan S. Tobin December 20, 2021 To many casual observers of Washington politics, the news that AIPAC was, for the first time in its history, going … Continue reading

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Rep. Betty McCollum’s bill conditioning Israel aid is being backed by several left-wing groups such as J Street, IfNotNow, Jewish Voice for Peace and Americans for Peace Now

JNS AIPAC Blasts Bill Proposed by Minnesota Rep. McCollum to Condition US Aid to Israel April 15, 2021 AIPAC blasted a new bill introduced by Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.) that would condition U.S. aid to Israel to ensure that no … Continue reading

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Former AIPAC director Kessler’s “new initiative is not the first aimed at reversing progressive disillusionment with Israel”

JEWISH CURRENTS Former AIPAC Senior Operative Launches Group to Cultivate Democratic Support for Israel by Alex Kane March 18, 2021 IIn a sign of Israel advocates’ growing anxiety over progressive opposition to Israeli policies, AIPAC’s Director of Strategic Initiatives, Jonathan … Continue reading

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