A Letter from Tel Aviv

July 24th, 2014

As an Israeli as well as a peace activist, I have lived a kind of double life for the past few weeks. I have sought ways to voice support for my country and deep admiration for our courageous soldiers in battle while also expressing my compassion for Palestinian civilians, who are paying such an awful price. Read More...

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J Street Supports Kerry's Effort to Broker Ceasefire Agreement

July 21st, 2014

In the face of a mounting and deeply troubling death toll, J Street supports President Obama's decision to send Secretary of State John Kerry to the Middle East to promote ending hostilities between Israel and Hamas. We hope the Secretary will succeed in finding a formula to bring all parties into a ceasefire agreement quickly. Read More...

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J Street Statement on Ground Operation in Gaza

July 18th, 2014

Following the start of last night’s ground operation, our thoughts are with Israeli soldiers and Palestinian civilians in Gaza and with Israelis living under a storm of rockets. We remain deeply concerned about their safety and by the mounting civilian death toll. We regret that a ceasefire was not reached in advance of this escalation and support one being brokered quickly. Read More...

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J Street Statement on the Current Crisis

July 11th, 2014

These are harrowing times for all of us who care deeply about Israelis and Palestinians and yearn for security and peace for both peoples. Read More...

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J Street Expresses Solidarity with Israelis under Rocket Fire

July 8th, 2014

TEL AVIV - J Street expresses profound worry at the latest developments in Israel and Gaza and expresses solidarity with the Israelis who are being targeted by indiscriminate rocket attacks fired by Hamas and other terrorist groups. Read More...

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