May 31, 2011

America's Pro-Israel Lobby: Less Durable Than It Looks

The Economist, The Economist

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If young American Jews really do turn away from Zionism, or are turned off by it, everything could one day change.

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TAGGED: AIPAC, Benjamin Netanyahu, United States, Israel


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