For those of you not in the know there is move of foot by some* progressive Jewish people to bring balance into the debate on Israel. Their starting premise is simply that in Israel there is a healthy debate about Israeli foreign policy and the direction of peace in the Middle East so why is that debate not represented in the publications and pronouncements by mainstream Jewish organizations in the Diaspora. The latest group, formed in Australia, is attempting to break-down the echo chamber.

Check them out:

Independent Australian Jewish Voices

And please no comments about this or any other grouping of Jewish people laying the foundations for the next persecution. Not only is it cheap, it suggests Jewish people were responsible for previous persecutions: and that definitley is anti-Semitic with a capital A&S.

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