Word on the Street: The water crisis in Gaza

October 20th, 2014

Even before the horrible 50-day military confrontation this summer in Gaza, the water situation for the 1.7 million Palestinians who live there was desperate. Read More...

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An Online Conversation with Matt Duss

August 26th, 2014

Matthew Duss, president of the Foundation for Middle East Peace, joined us for an online discussion on Operation Protective Edge and the situation in Gaza. Read More...

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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...

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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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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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