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Jews for Obama
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I have in the past been a small donor to AIPAC, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee — the largest organization focused on the US relationship with Israel. As I explained several months ago, I abandoned AIPAC when they came out with an aggressive call for US military action in Syria.

This week we learned that AIPAC is opposing a US Senate vote on further sanctions against Iran, arguing that “stopping the Iranian nuclear program should rest on bipartisan support and that there should not be a vote at this time on the measure.”

It is hard to imagine that it’s a coincidence that AIPAC is simply parroting the Obama administration’s line in both cases (though the administration quickly moved away from its militaristic rhetoric regarding Syria once the “red line” was actually crossed.)

It’s worth noting that one of the leading voices calling for a vote now which would cause immediate sanctions should Iran violate its so-called agreement regarding its nuclear program is the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman, Robert Menendez (NJ), a liberal Democrat.

I don’t really see how AIPAC is supporting either the US’s interests, or Israel’s interests, with these positions, and I remain absolutely convinced that severing what little relationship I had with AIPAC was the right move.

 

 

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