Time to cut off Im Tirzu

December 15th, 2015

Inciting and dangerous rhetoric emanating from the fringes of Israeli society, supported by some here in the United States, is posing a real and present danger not just to Jewish decency and Israeli democracy but potentially to the lives and safety of innocent people. Read More...

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J Street Responds to President Abbas' Speech

October 15th, 2015

It was deeply irresponsible of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to falsely claim that 13-year old Palestinian Ahmad Manasrah—who had stabbed Israeli civilians in Jerusalem—had been “executed,” when he was, in fact, alive and being treated in an Israeli hospital. Read More...

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J Street mourns Israeli couple killed in West Bank

October 1st, 2015

J Street is saddened and appalled at the death of an Israeli couple today in a drive-by shooting attack in the West Bank. We can only express relief that their four children escaped harm, and offer our prayers and thoughts to their grieving friends and family. Read More...

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J Street condemns incitement on Palestinian children’s program

June 2nd, 2015

J Street adamantly and consistently condemns incitement and racism whenever and wherever they occur in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read More...

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Word on the Street: The proper way forward

November 19th, 2014

How are we in the pro-peace community to respond to such an outrage, and to the wave of violence, hatred and incitement sweeping Jerusalem? There is a proper way – and an improper way. Read More...

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