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 Condemns Hamas' Rejection of Ceasefire

July 15th, 2014

J Street condemns Hamas' rejection of a proposed ceasefire with Israel, which the Israeli government accepted. Read More...

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J Street Urges Caution Following Formation of Interim Palestinian Government

June 2nd, 2014

J Street urges the US and Israeli governments to adopt a watchful, waiting position in response to the formation of a new Palestinian government. Read More...

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Fatah-Hamas Reconciliation Move Highlights Necessity of US Leadership

April 23rd, 2014

J Street regards today's news of a preliminary agreement on political reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas with caution and urges the United States to press forward with an even more assertive effort to forge a two-state solution. Read More...

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J Street Calls on Congress to Swiftly Pass the Iron Dome Support Act

March 28th, 2013

J Street applauds the reintroduction of the Iron Dome Support Act, lead by Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA-53), and strongly supports its swift passage. Israel’s ‘Iron Dome’ rocket defense system is key to helping protect Israeli civilians and soldiers from rocket attacks from Hamas, Hezbollah, and other militant groups. Maintaining and expanding this project will help save lives and improve the quality of life of Israelis, particularly in the South of Israel, who have lived under the threat and reality of rocket attacks for too long. Read More...

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