American Jewish Public Affairs and Israel: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

By Martin J. Raffel

Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA), Spring 1998

This article discusses the organized American Jewish community's public affairs involvement with Israel since 1967. The author stresses the role of the 1967 Six Day War in transforming American Jewish public affairs, when building U.S. support for Israel became a major focus of attention. The author then discusses the future of the Jewish community's Israel-related public affair activity and its likely challenges.

Topic: Policy, Conflict Resolution, Israel Advocacy, US-Israel Relations, Hasbara

Name of Publication: The Reconstructionist

Editor: Hirsh, Richard

Volume/Issue: Vol.62/No.2

Page Number(s): 55-65

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Raffel, Martin J. American Jewish Public Affairs and Israel: Looking Back, Looking Ahead. The Reconstructionist. Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association (RRA). Spring 1998: 55-65.


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