Wash. Post book review stacks the deck against Israel

Jeremy Ben-Ami, the founder of J Street, a group that purports to be "pro-Israel" and "pro-peace" but in reality is pro-Palestinian and anti-Israel, is out with a book plugging its campaign against AIPAC, the traditional pro-Israel lobby -- "A new Voice For Israel -- Fighting for the Survival of the Jewish Nation" -- a title that is equally deceptive. To review the book, the Washington Post disserved its readers by picking Sari Nusseibeh, a Palestinian academic and politician whose views just happen to coincide nicely with J Street and Ben-Ami's agenda.  The Post, with its own lack of candor, identifies Nusseibeh only as "author, most recently of 'What's a Palestinian State worth?'"  No mention that he's a former PLO representative for Jerusalem. Just as J Street puts the entire blame on Israel for lack of a peace agreement, Nusseibeh -- in his favorable review (surprise, surprise!) -- likewise avers that "there has never been a moment in the history of...(Read Full Post)