J Street Condemns Proposed Expulsion of Palestinian Terrorists' Families to Gaza

March 2nd, 2016

If carried out, such moves would be a clear and outrageous example of collective punishment, and would in all likelihood violate international law against collective punishment and the forced transfer of protected people from occupied territory. Like home demolitions of the families of Palestinian terrorists, which the Israeli government has recently resumed carrying out, such acts of retribution fuel further despair and extremism. Read More...

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BLOG: Don't Forget About Gaza

February 29th, 2016

Amidst the American presidential election, a horrible spike in violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank, and the anti-democratic movement in the Israeli government, Gaza hasn’t exactly been in the spotlight. Two articles from the last week should remind us not to forget about it. Read More...

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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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