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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Obama Speech Makes Clear Israel will have no Security without Peace

March 22nd, 2013

The President advanced the argument that Israel's long-term security depends on achieving peace, and that peace is necessary, just and possible. He also made clear that "neither occupation nor expulsion is the answer." Read More...

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Enough of silence

November 18th, 2012

With rockets flying and bombs falling, our hearts and prayers go out to all impacted by this latest violence. Those who grieve the loss of loved ones. Those suffering from injury and trauma. Those huddled in shelters, homes and schools dreading the next blast or siren. Read More...

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J Street statement on Enactment of United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012

July 31st, 2012

J Street Director of Government Affairs Dylan Williams issued the following statement regarding enactment of the United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012: Read More...

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Southern Israel and Gaza

May 1st, 2012

J Street condemns the continuing rocket attacks on southern Israel from the Gaza Strip. J Street urges Egypt and the international community to take strong, responsible, and concerted action to prevent weapons smuggling into Gaza. Read More...

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