The three-day J Street conference that opened in Washington on Saturday night was the group’s largest gathering so far and underscored the dovish, pro-Israel lobby’s fast growth since its inception less than three years ago. But it also provided a glimpse into J Street’s ongoing struggle to define itself.
A long and at times ugly legal battle between the American Israel Public Affairs Committee and its former employee Steve Rosen ended Wednesday with victory for AIPAC.
As the head of a charity ranked among the fastest-growing in the nation, and with an overall compensation package of more than $800,000, Alan R. Morse just might be one of the highest-paid nonprofit executives in the Jewish world.9
Jan Gross is once again forcing Poland to take a new look at its past. The Polish-American historian, whose previous books generated heated controversy and self-examination, has written a searing new indictment of Polish behavior toward Jews during World War II.87
Piece by piece, the everyday blouses were assembled by hand, crafted in small steps from cuffs to collars, from basting to buttons. In cramped quarters, garment factory workers stitched the seams, fitted the sleeves and attached the lace as hundreds of $3 shirtwaists took form.6
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