This is a brilliant study of two intriguing contradictions pertaining to the story of America’s Israel lobby. One is the contradiction between the reality and limits of Jewish power, on the one hand, and the popular perception of that power, on the other. Another has to do with the yawning gap between the Israel lobby’s hawkish policies and the liberal views of the majority of American Jews.
Wednesday, February 4, 2009
New book on Israel lobby
Dan Fleshler has a new book that looks good. He posts some advance reviews from on his own blog. Excerpted from one, from Shlomo Ben-Ami: