Lobbying, the Left and web 2.0: a blueprint for the Australian Jewish community?

gut.gifOver the past year, a new organisation called J Street has stormed Washington with the help of a number of young enthusiasts, some liberal-minded philanthropists, and contemporary web 2.0 connecting and lobbying. J Street has shocked the Jewish establishment (AIPAC, the ADL) by being invited to meet Obama, and being heard by Cabinet secretaries and officials. Traub’s article agitated AIPAC so much that the Times had to issue a ‘clarification’, stating AIPAC’s views were not sought for the article.
The guts of this opinion piece can be found at http://galusaustralis.com/2009/10/lobbying-the-left/


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