The Shmooze

Presidents Conference vs. J Street: 'Mean Girls' Edition

By Anne Cohen

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The dovish group J Street has lost its bid to gain admission to the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations by a suprisingly large margin of 22-17.

Many were outraged, including Union for Reform Judaism leader Rick Jacobs who threatened to quit the group, which he called a “facade.”

But we have Facebook to thank for this particular gem. Touché.


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