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Soros secretly funded J Street


Going by the tax declaration forms filed by George Soros and his two sons, Jonathan and Andrea Soros, The Washington Times disclosed that the billionnaire contributed 245 000 dollars to J Street during the 2008-09 fiscal year.

Thus far, Mr. Soros has denied the existence of such donations. But, J Street has recognized that it received 750 000 dollars from Soros since it was created three years ago.

J Street’s chief donor is a mysterious shell company registered in Hong Kong, Consolacion Esdicul.

J Street is a lobby group set up by a faction of the Zionist movement to counterbalance AIPAC’s influence in the United States.

It is close to the Obama administration - just like AIPAC was to the Bush administration. Its representatives have free acces to the White House and frequently participate in top-level meetings.

This lobby group qualified Operation Cast Lead, that devastated Gaza, as "disproportionate" and spoke out against the Iranian sanctions. Its members consider that Tel Aviv’s hard-line policies are leading Israel to a dead end and jeopardizing its very existence. They would favour a more supple Israeli policy and a two-state solution, in tune with President Obama’s statement at the United Nations.

The creation of a sister association should soon be announced in London.


« Soros revealed as funder of liberal Jewish-American lobby », by Eli Lake, The Washington Times, 24 September 2010.

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