Netanyahu was in New York Monday to address the United Nations General Assembly. In the past, Netanyahu has expressed some support for a two-state solution, but with conditions that Palestinians have said are unacceptable.
In Beyonce’s song, “Single Ladies,” it’s clear she’d like her boyfriend to put a ring on her finger. It’s less clear what the first “it” is in J Street’s version. Israel? Peace? (We asked. It’s “Israel.”)
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has eluded resolution for more than six decades, despite the oft-herculean efforts of successive U.S. secretaries of state. So why not use a popular global pop star to make your stated position on it as clear-cut as possible?
“We wanted to cut through the crap and get back to basics with an image that was simple, striking, and — humbly submitted — even a bit funny,” said J Street spokeswoman, Jessica Rosenblum.
No word on where Beyonce stands on the conflict.