Josh Block brings an in-your-face style to his new job as head of The Israel Project. He is also leading sweeping changes at the fast-growing advocacy group.
A new poll of Palestinian public opinion offers a mixed bag in terms of supporting the Middle East peace process. The poll, conducted by The Israel Project, a pro-Israel organization based in Washington, found support for peace talks and for Palestinian Authority leaders Mahmoud Abbas and Salam Fayyad, but also detected a reluctance to see a two-state solution as the final outcome in the region. Palestinian polls lean more to the pro-peace side. But in both cases, the key to understanding the results lays in analyzing the questions asked by pollsters.