Netanyahu and Abbas Should Calm Jerusalem Tensions Instead of Stoking Them

October 30th, 2014

J Street condemns inflammatory comments by both Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Abbas, which only serve to stoke the flames of the mounting violence in Jerusalem. Read More...

Tags: Abbas

US Must Put Forward Public Parameters to Prevent Israel’s Isolation or Sanction

September 18th, 2014

J Street strongly believes the time has come for the United States to put forward its own plan – clear parameters for a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. Read More...

Tags: Abbas

Time for Solutions

August 20th, 2014

In our view, political leadership at this challenging moment requires more than responding to rockets with force – it requires proposing viable political solutions that can be accepted by Palestinian moderates, neighboring countries and the international community. We urge the government of Israel to put forward a bold, comprehensive proposal for resolving the conflict and to propose a cease-fire while this is negotiated. Read More...

Tags: Abbas

Fatah-Hamas Reconciliation Move Highlights Necessity of US Leadership

April 23rd, 2014

J Street regards today's news of a preliminary agreement on political reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas with caution and urges the United States to press forward with an even more assertive effort to forge a two-state solution. Read More...

Tags: Abbas

Two State Alert: Amid sound and fury, the latest on the Kerry initiative

April 1st, 2014

The last 24 hours have seen conflicting reports over Secretary of State Kerry’s efforts to resolve a crisis in the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. Right now, we still don't know whether he will succeed. Read More...

Tags: Abbas