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Overview of HaaretzQ Conference, Part 2

Audience at HaaretzQ

[For the first part, click here.]  During the closing plenary, one person sitting near me opined that Amb. Samantha Power’s wonderfully nuanced speech was not appropriate for this audience.  Indeed, her initial pro-Israel pronouncements reminded me of Vice President Biden’s address to J Street in Sept. 2013, which could easily have been delivered at an AIPAC conference.  By the time it ended, however, I disagreed with this assessment, feeling grateful that she had amply …

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