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Antiwar Radio: Isaac Luria

Isaac Luria, Director of Communications and New Media for J Street, discusses a primary J Street goal: changing what it means to be pro-Israel, why a one-state solution is really a one-state delusion, how Avigdor Lieberman undermines Israel’s status as a democracy and natural ally of the U.S., indications Bibi Netanyahu will concede part of E. Jerusalem and the short 6-12 month window of opportunity for serious Palestinian/Israeli negotiations.

Antiwar Radio: Isaac Luria

Isaac Luria, Director of Communications and New Media for the pro-Israel J Street lobby, discusses J Street’s increased influence in Washington since its creation two years ago, why a US-initiated two state solution for Israel/Palestine is in the best interest of all parties, polls that show American Jews support Obama’s proposals even when Israel’s government doesn’t, the fast-approaching demographic milestone wherein Palestinians will outnumber Jews in greater Israel, why Jews still need a homeland where they can be secure and how Israel continues to use PR solutions for policy problems.

Antiwar Radio: Isacc Luria

Isaac Luria, Campaigns Director for J Street, discusses his organization’s attempt to represent the majority opinion of American Jews on Israel policy, Obama’s limited time to leverage his political capital and push for a 2-state solution, why a second Israel lobby is good news for progressive U.S. politicians and how evenhanded U.S. diplomacy lessens the influence of radicals in Iran, Hezbollah and Hamas.