J Street Statement on Gaza Conflict

July 30th, 2014

J Street is deeply shocked and saddened by the losses suffered in this round of violence, from dozens of Israeli soldiers and civilians to the more than a thousand Gaza residents dead, and thousands more wounded. Read More...

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Why I made this trip

July 30th, 2014

Two nights ago, I awoke at 2:00 AM, threw on my dress, and met my Russian neighbors in the stairwell of my Tel Aviv hotel, waiting for the sirens to die down. The last place I expected to be in my “week without travel” was Tel Aviv. But when J Street decided to send a mission to Israel to express solidarity with all the people of the region suffering under the current violence, it felt important to make this very brief trip. Read More...

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Why I'm here.

July 30th, 2014

I'm on the ground in Israel, writing from Jerusalem, with a J Street delegation of lay leaders, students and staff, 16 in all. We will be meeting with political leaders, journalists and members of various peace and human rights organizations. We will be visiting with those injured by the recent round violence and paying condolences to bereaved families. Read More...

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J Street News Roundup 7/30/2014

July 30th, 2014

Top news and analysis impacting the work of the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement. Read More...

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J Street leads emergency mission to Israel

July 29th, 2014

J Street Chief of Staff Steve Krubiner is leading an emergency mission to Israel this week to lend support to the victims of the current crisis—the Israeli soldiers and citizens living under rocket fire, and for Palestinian civilians caught in the crossfire. Read More...