The dovish group J Street has lost its bid to gain admission to the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations by a suprisingly large margin of 22-17.
Many were outraged, including Union for Reform Judaism leader Rick Jacobs who threatened to quit the group, which he called a “facade.”
But we have Facebook to thank for this particular gem. Touché.
Anne Cohen was the Forward’s deputy digital media editor. When she’s not looking for the secret Jewish history of Voodoo in New Orleans, or making lists about Ruth Bader Ginsburg , she writes for The Assimilator. She graduated from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism with an M.S. magazine concentration in 2012.
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