J Street, Health Care, and Money Matters

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Lenny Ben-David argues that J Street has formed an “alliance with …. the Iranian lobby” and wonders whether “detractors of Israel know they are giving to an organization that advertises itself as ‘pro-Israel?'” (Jerusalem Post)

An extensive look at J Street’s challenge to AIPAC (and ADL), emphasizing the fairly stark differences between the two groups in positions and tactics. (New York Times)

A look at the growing number of Jews “who are joining giving circles, where like-minded individuals pool their money and other resources and decide together where these resources should be distributed.” The ante can be as little as $250, and people doesn’t necessarily meet in person. (Jewish Week)

The Center for Jewish History’s debt load is untenable, so they seek to raise $30,000,000. (Jewish Week)

Should Jews favor Universal Health Care? Yes, says Rabbi Elliot Dorff. (Jewish Journal)

No, says David Klinghoffer. (Beliefnet)

Posted on September 11, 2009

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