Ehud Olmert
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Olmert to address J Street conference

Former PM to be guest of honor at leftist lobby's annual conference later this month

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert will appear before the J Street organization at the end of the month, Yedioth Ahronoth reported Sunday.


The liberal advocacy group is scheduled to hold its annual conference in Washington at the end of March. The event will be attended by some 2,500 Jewish leaders, senior government officials and congressmen.

Olmert will be the guest of honor and the main speaker at the event.


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J Street is considered a left-wing Jewish lobby which aims to promote a two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is boycotting the group and its events, which has prompted criticism by some of his ministers.


Minister Dan Meridor as well as various Knesset members and Israeli politicians have previously met with J Street officials. In the past, the group hosted Opposition Chairwoman Tzipi Livni.




פרסום ראשון: 03.04.12, 11:51
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