here, and the House one is here.) Indeed, it has been received so well that, at the time of this writing, 85 senators and 307 members of the House of Representatives have signed onto the letter. (The full text of the Senate version is
In what political reporter Ben Smith called “the most open conflict in months between the left-leaning Israel group J Street and the traditional pro-Israel powerhouse AIPAC,” J Street opposed the letter – and sent their own letter around Capitol Hill, urging members to oppose the AIPAC letter.
Mark this one as a victory for the pro-Israel lobby: Considering the overwhelming support for the AIPAC initiative, J Street utterly failed. If a group is considered effective based on its success, then J Street can rightly be considered remarkably ineffective. And for this, the state of Israel is a safer place.