Sunday, March 21, 2010

The Problem With The AIPAC Conference

Jeffrey Goldberg opines. The conference seems to be even worse than usual -- a decreasingly pluralistic celebration of an increasingly greater abstraction, an increasingly unreal place. Bernard Avishai, using scare quotes to denote that Jerusalem is now the epicenter of that unreality, wonders about the "hole in the heart that backing Netanyahu over 'Jerusalem' seems to be filling."