City Comptroller Bill Thompson has added fighting terrorism to his resume.
At a speech on Sunday at a D.C. conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, a pro-Israeli lobbying group, Thompson explained how he’s fighting terrorism and protecting American interests in the Middle East.
According to a copy of his prepared remarks, Read More
One of Jimmy Carter’s most powerful points at Brandeis Tuesday was a challenge to Brandeis to organize its own trip to the Occupied Territories to find out whether he was exaggerating the horrible conditions that Palestinians face. “See for yourself.” That’s an important issue. Today’s Christian Science Monitor has a strong piece by former Read More
In Jewish political life, there are little Jews and big Jews. Little Jews might be college presidents or retired accountants, but they vote (for Democrats mainly), write letters and give money. Big Jews head Jewish organizations. They are the leaders and fund-raisers of the Israel lobby, which lately would appear to be a monolith supporting Read More