Word on the Street: The proper way forward

November 19th, 2014

How are we in the pro-peace community to respond to such an outrage, and to the wave of violence, hatred and incitement sweeping Jerusalem? There is a proper way – and an improper way. Read More...

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J Street Condemns Jerusalem Synagogue Attack as Abhorrent Act of Terrorism

November 18th, 2014

We are horrified and appalled by today's gruesome attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem during morning prayers that left four dead and several others wounded. We condemn this act of terror in the strongest possible terms. Read More...

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J Street condemns offensive Palestinian images inciting violence in Jerusalem

November 7th, 2014

With violence rising in Jerusalem--including two terror attacks in as many weeks--a series of reprehensible political cartoons reportedly posted on the social media of official Palestinian outlets are fanning the flames. Read More...

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J Street condemns Abbas condolence letter to terrorist’s family

November 3rd, 2014

We condemn the letter sent over the weekend by President Abbas, which extended condolences to the family of Muataz Hijazi, a Palestinian man who was killed by Israeli security forces after shooting right-wing activist Rabbi Yehuda Glick. Read More...

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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...

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