Dating service for intellectuals
He wrote that the blog "hits Israel's illegal occupation where it hurts—in the center of the American Jewish community.Mondoweiss is evidence that more and more American Jews are thinking twice about giving Israel their wholehearted, unquestioning support for the crimes it is committing in the territories it illegally occupies." In September 2010, James Wolcott of Vanity Fair argued that Mondoweiss "is one of the most invaluable sites in the blogosphere, a blast of sanity and moral suasion against the prevailing demonization of anything and anyone perceived as anti-Israel".
In The American Conservative, Weiss detailed his split from The Observer and wrote, "Blogging about such matters sometimes made me feel wicked, as though I was betraying my tribe. But I felt that the form demanded transparency about what I cared about, Jewish identity." In 2008, after the arrest of Ben-Ami Kadish, who allegedly gave Israel stolen United States secrets on nuclear weapons, fighter jets and missiles in the 1980s, The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles quoted Mondoweiss as writing about an old Government Accountability Office report stating that Israel "conducts the most aggressive espionage operation against the United States of any U. Wolcott quoted Weiss who had written: "It's happened: the Anti-Defamation League has overplayed its hand (in this case, neoconservative Islamophobia) in such a glaring manner that it is being condemned at every quarter ..." about Israeli security asking a Palestinian-American to show them her email at Ben-Gurion Airport.With its unrelenting criticism of Israel, his site [Mondoweiss] has angered even some of his fellow doves, but it has given voice to a strain of opinion that in the past had few chances of being heard." In November 2009 former United States Senator James G.Abourezk praised Weiss and Horowitz for their courage in taking on "what most believe is an unassailable, monolithic pro-Israel Lobby".In March 2006 I began writing a daily blog on The New York Observer website.My editor, Peter Kaplan, encouraged me to write what was on my mind and it was his idea to call it Mondoweiss.Book parties in Manhattan tend to be overspillings of the workday.