Window of Opportunity

January 25th, 2013

Never underestimate Israel’s ability to surprise. All the polls and pundits ahead of Tuesday’s elections predicted a striking shift to ultra-right wing and religious parties. Instead, the middle-class reasserted its strength, wrenching the political balance of power back slightly to the center. Read More...

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J Streets Supports Sen. Hagel, Rebuts Charges Against Him

December 17th, 2012

J Street believes former US Senator Chuck Hagel would be a fine choice as Secretary of Defense and is appalled by efforts surfacing in recent days to question his commitment to the state of Israel and to Middle East peace. Read More...

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The 5 most outrageous ads politicizing Israel this election cycle

November 2nd, 2012

In 2012, an unprecedented amount of money was spent on efforts to turn support for Israel into a partisan wedge issue. Because most American Jews don't vote based on Israel - and actually support a two-state solution and US leadership to achieve it - millions upon millions of dollars were essentially wasted. Well, not completely wasted, because now we can revel in just how off the wall these ads really were. Here are the five most outrageous examples. Read More...

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J Street Response to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Address to the United Nations General Assembly

September 27th, 2012

J Street welcomes Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to the UN General Assembly today, warning of the serious threat that a nuclear-armed Iran would pose and recognizing the shared global determination to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. Read More...

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J Street Response to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s Address to the United Nations General Assembly

September 26th, 2012

In what has become an unwelcome annual tradition, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s address to the UN General Assembly was unsurprisingly outrageous and offensive. President Ahmadinejad, whose anti-Israel and anti-Semitic statements have repeatedly threatened Israel’s survival and the Jewish people’s historic connection to that land, degrades the standing of the UN and undermines both the spirit and letter of the UN Charter with each such address. Read More...

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