Middle East Research and Information Project: Critical Coverage of the Middle East Since 1971

Throughout the first half of 1988, at every level of the political process in the United States, the longstanding consensus governing policy towards Israel, the Palestinians and the Arab-Israeli conflict was in flux. The explosion of Palestinian resistance to Israeli occupation and Israeli repression generated sharp questions about American and Israeli policy in the major media, in polls of public opinion, even in the supposedly monolithic Jewish community.

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How to cite this article:

Micah Sifry "Jesse and the Jews," Middle East Report 155 (November/December 1988).