J Street Statement on EU Court's Hamas Ruling

December 17th, 2014

It's very disappointing that a procedural ruling has resulted in the possibility of Hamas being taken off the European Union's list of terror organizations. It should be a pretty open-and-shut case under any valid process to determine that Hamas is a terrorist organization. We appreciate the EU clarifying that this ruling does not represent a substantive change in their policy toward Hamas, and urge them to immediately take all due steps to ensure that Hamas remains designated as a terrorist organization. Read More...

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J Street Condemns Latest Jerusalem Attack

November 5th, 2014

We strongly condemn today’s terror attack in Jerusalem, reportedly claimed by Hamas, which killed an Israeli border officer and injured 14 pedestrians. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families and we pray for the recovery of the wounded. 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 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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