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Not Everybody Loves a Parade

Marching for and against Israel.

Jun 2, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 36 • By KATE HAVARD
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Either way, Allen doesn’t really see it as a victory for JCC Watch. “This is not just about a parade,” he says.“What we’re concerned about is these groups that are beyond the pale, covering themselves up in the Jewish community like they’re just normal. They want it to be an acceptable Jewish position to boycott the state of Israel.”

“I’m fine with having the left in the parade,” he says. “Even the far left. We’ll march together. We can even hold hands. But no BDS,” Allen says.“BDS is beyond the pale. We cannot have that.”

Kate Havard is a Tikvah Fellow at the Wall Street Journal in New York.

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