The liberal Middle East lobbying group J Street was crowned the loser of its office building’s annual pumpkin carving contest after entering a sloppily carved peace sign into the competition, according to sources close to the contest.
A Palestinian politician won applause from a J Street crowd this weekend for demanding that Israel recognize an idea that implies that the creation of the Jewish state was a “catastrophe.”
The self-described “pro-Israel, pro-peace” lobbying group J Street has spent the majority of its recent time on Capitol Hill lobbying in favor of pro-Iran and pro-Palestinian measures, according to the liberal group’s lobbying disclosure forms.
A top official at a left wing Jewish group that claims to have the White House’s ear expressed disappointment yesterday in a major speech given by Iranian President Hassan Rowhani at the United Nations.
The liberal Middle East lobbying group J Street says that it will not take a stand on the Syria debate, leading congressional insiders to question the group’s credibility and seriousness.
J Street, the dovish Middle East activist group with close ties to the Obama administration, is still weighing whether to support an authorization for the use of military force in Syria, even after many prominent pro-Israel groups in the United States came out in favor of the authorization yesterday.
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, whose political career has been aided by the left-leaning Middle East activist group J Street, announced his resignation from office on Friday amid a drawn-out and escalating sexual harassment scandal.
The liberal fringe group J Street attempted to cover up evidence of a failed Boston event on Friday within minutes of a Washington Free Beacon reporter mocking the group’s inability to draw a crowd on Twitter.
An anti-Israel diplomat who was kicked off the 2008 Obama campaign after he was caught negotiating with the terror group Hamas is under consideration for a State Department advisory post, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.
A Washington Free Beacon investigation has identified at least five pro-Israel organizations that have been audited by the IRS in the wake of a coordinated campaign by White House-allied activist groups in 2009 and 2010.