Who Speaks for American Jews Now?

Major Jewish organizations often represent no one but their own major donors. But would elected representatives offer an improvement?

The Celebrate Israel parade on 5th Avenue in Manhattan on June 4, 2017. Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images.

The Celebrate Israel parade on 5th Avenue in Manhattan on June 4, 2017. Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images.

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July 19 2018
About the author

Elliott Abrams is a senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he maintains a blog, Pressure Points.


Natan Sharansky and Gil Troy have written a wise and fascinating analysis of Israel-Diaspora relations, and have then proposed a path toward ameliorating them.

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