Politico is reporting that the Bill Kristol led, Emergency Committee for Israel, a Republican group that's focused primarily on criticizing President Obama's Israel policy, is opening a new front on Occupy Wall Street and the politicians -- notably Nancy Pelosi and Obama -- who have spoken sympathetically of the protests.
The ECI is running an ad featuring anti-Semitic and anti-Israel signs and incidents at the Occupation. According to Politico, the ad is part of a broader conservative push to define the "Occupy" protests.
What's interesting about all this is that last night I passed through the 'Occupy Wall Street' camp at MacPherson Square in Washington DC and there was actually a Jewish ceremony going on. The males were wearing yarmulkes and signing in, I'm guessing, Hebrew. The tent-like structure contained signs on all sides that,again I'm guessing, were in Hebrew.
One of the female participants was standing off to the side and explaining to another camp occupant the meaning behind the ceremony that was going on.
There were probably a dozen participants in the ceremony, and most of the rest of the camp seemed to be in their own groups, or wandering, with pretty much no one paying attention to the ceremony, although it was in the middle of the camp.
But, here's Bill Kristol's ad on the Occupation: