AIPAC, Please Pack Your Knives and Go

By Norma Zager

One of my favorite television reality shows is Top Chef.

At the end of the competition each week, Padma Lakshmi turns to one of the hopeful contestants and says, “Please pack your knives and go.”

Definitive, succinct and the culmination of a presence no longer welcome in the kitchen.

Perhaps it is time for the Jewish people who embrace Israel and its survival to say to AIPAC as well, “Please pack your knives and go.”

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They Say, “AIPAC DOES NOT SPEAK FOR ME”

By Ari Bussel

Last week, we heard from Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President, and Antony Blinken, National Security Advisor to the Vice President, at the J Street Conference. There, Valerie reiterated the President’s iron-clad commitment to Israel and Antony repeated the President’s call for a two state solution that provides “a secure, Jewish state of Israel that lives side by side with an independent Palestinian state.” White House Office of Public Engagement Weekly Update, April 3, 2012

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