|Monday, January 17, 2011|
|[The Oxford Oath] Text: J Street sponsors evening in Jerusalem against Israeli security despite own guidelines|
THE 'KING AND COUNTRY' DEBATE, 1933:
On 9 February 1933 the Oxford Union debated and carried by 275 votes to 153
After a few days this became a major news story, first in Britain then also
The motion was taken up also by student debating societies all over Britain
Since the debate, which took place ten days after Hitler had become
The Liberal M.P. Robert Bernays told the house of commons how he had been
And on 7 July 1934 Alfred Zimmern, professor of international relations at
Text: J Street sponsors evening in Jerusalem against Israeli security
Dr. Aaron Lerner - IMRA 16 January 20011
Letís walk through this.
#1. J Street U is sponsored by J Street.
#2 This is from the "Statement of Principles" of J Street U
"J Street U Supports...Israelís right to exist as a ... sovereign nation
Now keep your eye on the ball.
J Street U support Israel's right to defend itself against external threats.
The Statement of Principles doesn't qualify this with some radical line like
When J Street U states in its Statement of Principles that is supports
#3 Now hold that thought and now consider the following evening sponsored by
J Street U Jerusalem presents Lochmim L'Shalom/Combatants for Peace
"only by joining forces will we be able to end the cycle of violence"
A group of Israeli Soldiers and Palestinian fighters who have decided to lay
January 26, 2011 7-9 PM
Let us know if you're coming on Facebook:
#4 Let's be clear on this, Combatants for Peace doesn't mean that Israeli
Here is how the organization presents its position:
...we declare that we refuse to take part any more in the mutual
That's right. These are Israeli soldiers who declare that they will not
#5. So while J Street U supports "Israel's right to defend itself against
Question: Will the J Street/J Street U leadership cancel the event?
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