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Top 10 AIPAC Policy Conference sessions

The three-day event stripped down to the issues that REALLY matter

This week in Washington, DC, over 14,000 supporters of Israel from all fifty states have gathered at AIPAC’s policy conference to take part in shaping Israel’s future. Speakers have included Secretary of State John Kerry, Senator John McCain, Senator Chuck Schumer, and more.

A hearty kol hakavod (great job) to all attendees whose efforts help keep the American-Israeli relationship strong and thriving. Without further ado, we present the top 10 sessions held at the 2014 AIPAC Policy Conference.

10. Scarlett Johansson or Natalie Portman?

9. Christian Evangelicals:  Pretending They Didn’t Used to Hate Us

8. Bashing Obama:  Best Practices

7. Roundtable:  How many Israel missions have you been on?

6. Jewish Conspiracy-Building:  Expanding Our Tentacles

5. Israeli Folk Dancing:  How to Ignore 40 Years of Development in Israeli Culture

4. 10 Years Later:  Arafat’s Dirty Laundry

3. Nuclear Iran:  Same Shit, Different Year

2. From Olmert to Bibi:  8 Years of Combovers

1. J Street:  How Do We F*** Those Guys?

kerry(photo credit: AFP/Nicholas Kamm)

Co-written by Tony Jassen, Yoav Fisher, and Martin Rogovein

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About the Author
Since making aliyah in 2006, Benji Lovitt has performed stand-up comedy and educational programs for groups including Jewish Federations, Chabads, synagogues, Masa Israel Journey, and Birthright Israel. His perspectives on aliyah and Israeli society have been featured on Israeli TV and radio and in publications such as USA Today, Time Magazine, the BBC, and more. Benji has worked as a cross-cultural trainer with groups including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Masa Israel and is a popular presenter on the Limmud International circuit. During 2014's Operation Protective Edge, his humorous observations on the war led to his being called in Israel "the only reason to go on Facebook.”
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