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AIPAC no longer ashamed to flex its pro-Israel muscles in public

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 The Jerusalem Post Internet Edition

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Calev Ben-David , THE JERUSALEM POST Jun. 2, 2008

The annual policy conference of the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), which kicked off on Monday and will feature Prime Minister Ehud Olmert as a keynote speaker on Wednesday, is a premiere event of Washington's political/social world. It's a bold demonstration of pro-Israel Jewish political power by a community no longer ashamed to flex its muscles in public, or cowed by more recent critics who in some cases have resorted to classic anti-Semitic innuendo in accusing it of having too much influence over the capital.

Some 7,000 of the group's 100,000-strong membership are expected to attend, and the list of speakers includes all three current major contenders for the US presidency - Republican Sen. John McCain and Democratic Senators Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton - a truly impressive lineup to corral during the height of a campaign. The conference's agenda will focus on such pressing issues as the Iranian nuclear program, the current Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, and strengthening US-Israeli ties at every level.

Not on the schedule, though, are some pressing matters for AIPAC that bring with them unsettling undercurrents for the organization - developments that pose serious challenges both internally and externally for a organization still regarded as the very model of a modern political advocacy lobby.

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