The 5 most outrageous ads politicizing Israel this election cycle

November 2nd, 2012

In 2012, an unprecedented amount of money was spent on efforts to turn support for Israel into a partisan wedge issue. Because most American Jews don't vote based on Israel - and actually support a two-state solution and US leadership to achieve it - millions upon millions of dollars were essentially wasted. Well, not completely wasted, because now we can revel in just how off the wall these ads really were. Here are the five most outrageous examples. Read More...

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J Street Statement on the Foreign Policy Presidential Debate

October 22nd, 2012

In tonight's debate, both President Obama and Governor Romney repeatedly stressed their commitment to Israel's security, a commitment we welcome. However, we are disappointed that neither candidate mentioned the most pressing challenge to Israel's survival as a Jewish and democratic homeland: the lack of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read More...

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UN-forgettable

September 30th, 2012

They say a picture is worth a thousand words – a lesson Prime Minister Netanyahu and his advisors demonstrated on the world's largest stage this week. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes President Obama's UNGA Remarks

September 25th, 2012

J Street welcomes President Obama’s powerful speech this morning at the United Nations General Assembly, articulating a vision for addressing the world's most difficult challenges grounded in values and principles that the United States has championed throughout its history and around the world. Read More...

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Political Brinksmanship over Israel

August 31st, 2012

Last night, presidential nominee Mitt Romney took political brinksmanship over Israel to a new level when, from the podium of the convention hall, he accused President Obama of “throwing Israel under the bus.” Read More...

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