I understand that AIPAC’s purpose has been to support whatever position the government of the State of Israel advocates, but there comes a time when we American Jews must stand for our liberal Jewish values (the vast majority of American Jews support a two-state solution) because only through a two-state solution can Israel remain a majority Jewish state and a democracy in which all its citizens, Jewish and Palestinian-Arab, have equal rights. This is a foundational principle articulated in Israel’s own Declaration of Independence.

For my full statement go to my blog at the Times of Israel