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      Archive: 2/17/2010
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        2/17/2010, Adar 3, 5770

      Ayalon Refuses to Meet with J Street Congressmen


      Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon has refused to meet with a group of five congressmen who came to Israel on a mission organized by the far-left J Street lobbyist group.

      J Street has been heavily criticized for lobbying against the positions of the Israeli government, opposing sanctions against Iran and receiving funding from pro-Arab and Iranian groups.