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The ZOA (Zionist Org. of America) pointed out something very interesting. Amid the J Street and National Jewish Democratic Convention’s press releases celebrating the fact that they Knocked Sarah Palin off the Speakers list of the anti-Iran rally on Monday, they never even pushed people to attend the slimmed-down rally. They were happy with just screwing-up the rally’s effectiveness, then didn’t care if people attended. Folks if that doesn’t tell you something about these organizations nothing else will. They don’t care if Ahmadinejad Nukes Israel and the United States as long as Governor Palin doesn’t speak. Below is the press release from the ZOA and under that information about the rally you should attend tomorrow 5:30pm in front of the Grand Hyatt:

Left-wing Jewish Groups Subordinated Concern For Israel To Their Domestic Agenda The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has criticized the National Jewish Democratic Convention (NJDC) and J Street, two of the Jewish groups that sought to disinvite Republican vice-presidential candidate and Alaskan Governor, Sarah Palin, from Monday’s rally outside the United Nations in New York City protesting the visit to America of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Ahmadinejad has called repeatedly for Israel and America to be wiped off the map while continuing to work towards developing nuclear weapons. Governor Palin was to have addressed the rally, as was former Democratic presidential candidate Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY), but the latter withdrew when Governor Pain was invited. (Democratic vice-presidential candidate Senator Joseph Biden was invited but was unable to attend; so was Democratic Congressman Wexler, who did not attend when the decision was made to rescind invitations to politicians). The ZOA notes that the NJDC, in its press releases both before and after the Palin dis-invitation, did not even call upon Jewish Democrats to attend the rally or provide details as to time, venue, scheduled speakers and so on. Neither did J Street in its press release entitled ‘We Won! Palin Not Speaking at Iran Rally.’ Instead, both simply boasted of the ‘achievement’ of having Governor Palin disinvited. Furthermore, neither of these Jewish groups even bothered to express appreciation to Governor Palin for accepting the invitation to address the rally on a subject of deep importance to Israel and the Jewish people. ZOA National President Morton A. Klein said, “The ZOA is thoroughly disappointed and deeply concerned at the action of these left-wing Jewish groups to disinvite Governor Palin. It is appalled that these groups chose to play politics on a vital, indeed, existential issue, for Israel and the Jewish people. “The rally was not a partisan political rally. It was an anti-Ahmadinejad rally. It did not become ‘partisan’ when Democratic Senators Clinton, Biden and Congressman Wexler were invited. And it did not become ‘partisan’ when Republican Governor Palin was also invited. Quite the contrary – it became bipartisan, as it should have been. No, it became a ‘partisan’ event when Governor Palin was disinvited. “If Senators Biden and Clinton had accepted and no Republican figure been able to attend, the ZOA would have totally supported their attendance. Had DJNC and J Street truly cared for Israel, they ought to have been thrilled at the prospect of a vice-presidential candidate of either party addressing the rally. “But the DJNC and J Street were clearly less than thrilled about Governor Palin attending because their concern for Israel was clearly subordinate to their domestic American political interests. Rather than welcome a call from Governor Palin for tough measures to induce Iran to stop its nuclear program, these groups were terrified that her address might win over part of the Jewish vote in November. As a result, political leaders who have, or may have, real power to act on this critical issue were excluded by the action of these groups. “Therefore, how disingenuous of these groups to assert that they sought Governor Palin’s dis-invitation in order to prevent the rally being partisan. Clearly, the only partisan behavior here was the successful effort to sabotage Governor Palin’s attendance. And how disingenuous of them to assert that they wanted to protect the rally from becoming mired in politics when they lacked sufficient interest in the rally to even issue a press release urging their supporters to attend and providing them with the details as to the time, venue and speakers attending. For them, this rally was merely an inconvenience to which they paid lip service but did nothing to promote and everything to undermine. “Worse, these groups did not even have the decency to thank Governor Palin for agreeing to come and speak at this rally. Instead of thanking her, they tastelessly gushed about their ‘success’ in having her disinvited. “It should be noted that organizations like J Street are not representative of the majority views of American Jewry or the Israeli electorate regarding Israel and the Arab war on Israel. J Street supports major territorial concessions, including dividing Jerusalem, to Mahmoud Abbas’ unreconstructed Palestinian Authority, the creation of a Palestinian state that would endanger Israel’s existence and negotiations with Hamas. These positions are inconsistent with the American Jewish Committee 2007 survey showing that American Jewry overwhelmingly believes (80 per cent) that the goal of Israel’s Arab neighbors “is not the return of occupied territories but rather the destruction of Israel” and that 58 percent of American Jews reject Israeli concessions on Jerusalem. The same poll shows American Jewry is almost even split on the general issue of creating a Palestinian state, let alone on specific proposals involving the biggest Israeli concessions to achieve this. “An October 2007 Tel Aviv University poll has shown that a clear majority of Jewish Israelis – 59 percent to 33 percent – oppose, even in return for a peace agreement, Israel handing over to the PA various Arab neighborhoods in the eastern half of Jerusalem. Similarly, May 2007 Dahaf Institute poll found that 53 percent of Israelis oppose withdrawals from Judea and Samaria, even in return for a ‘real peace.’ A March 2007 INSS poll showed that 72 percent of Israelis oppose uprooting Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria. J Street, in contrast, supports all these concessions – and more. “Lastly, we wish to make it clear that the ZOA, as well as other constituent members of the Conference of Presidents, were not consulted on this decision. It was made without our knowledge or agreement. (We do understand that enormous pressures were brought to bear behind the scenes). Of course, the ZOA and many others would have steadfastly opposed the decision to disinvite Governor Palin.”
Below is info about Tomorrow’s Rally
I STRONGLY URGE YOU TO ATTEND THE SPETEMBER 25TH RALLY AT 5:30 PM AT THE HYATT TO PROTEST A DINNER HONORING AHMADINEJAD. DETAILS HERE. The rally has a website – 925rally.org 925

Women United, the Jewish Action Alliance, Stand With Us, Center for Security Policy, the Catholic League, the Traditional Values Coalition, the Alliance of Iranian Women and over 20 other organizations of all faiths and political affiliations will hold an interfaith rally to counter this BETRAYAL, to protest Ahmadinejad’s presence at the United Nations, and to oppose Iran’s nuclear weapons program and outrageous threats against the USA and America’s ally, Israel. See the full list of participating organizations HERE , updated daily. Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has been invited to speak along with many other civic and religious leaders and politicians, both Democrats and Republicans. Please join us at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, East 42nd St, near Lexington Ave and Grand Central Station in Manhattan, at 5:30pm. PLAN EXTRA TRAVEL TIME because the large number of attendees will affect traffic near the event

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