J Street U sponsors groups on campuses such as “Breaking the Silence,” the goal of which is to portray the IDF as an occupying force bent on stealing the land from Palestinian Arabs and brutalizing the people. The campus branch also partners with one of the most aggressively anti-Israel campus groups, Students for Justice in Palestine. J Street itself hosted one of the primary promoters of BDS at its annual conference, Jewish Voice for Peace.
An email sent out by the ZOA quotes Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz: “J Street has harmed Israel more than any American organization.”
About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the US correspondent for The Jewish Press. She is a recovered lawyer who previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools.
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