Ambulating through the May 15 issue of the JT:
> Regarding the editorial “Free Speech on Z Street”: Get real! Z Street is a sock puppet of the Zionist Organization of America and its deceitful head Morton Klein. Why does Z Street need tax-exempt status, anyway, i.e., a subsidy courtesy of U.S. taxpayers? After all, the ZOA is largely funded from the bottomless coffers of billionaire Sheldon Adelson.
> Joseph Trost (“Are You Kidding Me?” Your Say) faults Chabad-Lubavitch for meeting with President Obama, whom he asserts “dislikes Israel.” As Rachmiel Gottlieb has documented in the JT (“Upon Further Review,” July 2, 2014), the Rebbe himself was no big fan of the State of Israel, even forbidding his followers from singing the Israeli national anthem; and unlike many observant Jews, he is not buried on its holy soil. It is also telling that among the numerous photographs accompanying the cover story about Baltimore’s Cheder-Chabad (“Continuing a Legacy”), neither a flag nor map nor any other tangible signifier of the existence of the modern State of Israel is anywhere in sight.
> Alan Dershowitz (“Countering the Immorality of BDS”) is to be commended — or not? — for his forthright acknowledgement of the extensive influence and control that Jewish money exerts in campus affairs: to wit, his observation that, out of fear of the withdrawal of alumni support, “every president of every university knows that if they were to boycott Israel they would lose their jobs.”