Toward defending Israel, mainstream U.S. Jewish groups critique it | JTA – Jewish & Israel News

Enmeshed in the battle against Israel’s delegitimization, mainstream American Jewish organizations are embracing a strategy of acknowledging what’s wrong about Israel as a way of getting across what’s right about the nation.

The strategy is hardly fresh — the New Israel Fund claims it has been doing this for years. But the recent outspokenness of advocates of the approach reflects concerns among U.S. Jewish establishment organizations that defending Israel in the public arena will not resonate without credibly addressing what some characterize as the deterioration of Israel’s civil society.

via Toward defending Israel, mainstream U.S. Jewish groups critique it | JTA – Jewish & Israel News.

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