Alisa Robbins Doctoroff, 57, president of UJA-Federation of New York, found her name in bold letters in an ad campaign threatened by right-wing activists. Her crime? Supporting the New Israel Fund, a liberal organization that funds civil society programs in Israel.
Pamela Geller and Ronn Torossian are channeling Joe McCarthy in their attacks on backers of the New Israel Fund. Deborah Lipstadt and David Ellenson ask: Have they no decency?
How does one person’s complaint become a nasty public crusade? Jane Eisner dissects the smear campaign against prominent Jewish leaders who support the New Israel Fund.