J Street condemns stabbing in Jerusalem

November 25th, 2014

We condemn yesterday’s stabbing in Jerusalem’s Old City, in which two yeshiva students were wounded after reportedly being attacked by local Palestinian youths. Our thoughts are with the students and their families, and we hope that Israeli police conduct a thorough and fair investigation into this incident. 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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J Street Condemns Jerusalem Synagogue Attack as Abhorrent Act of Terrorism

November 18th, 2014

We are horrified and appalled by today's gruesome attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem during morning prayers that left four dead and several others wounded. We condemn this act of terror in the strongest possible terms. Read More...

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An Update on Jerusalem with Akiva Eldar

November 17th, 2014

We spoke with Akiva Eldar, a columnist for Al-Monitor’s Israel Pulse, about the possibilities of recent turmoil leading to a new intifada and the reaction within Israel to recent US elections and the very real possibility of Israeli elections in 2014. Read More...

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Tinderbox Jerusalem: A Briefing with Daniel Seidemann

October 30th, 2014

Daniel Seidemann, one of the world's top experts on Jerusalem, joined us for a briefing call on the acceleration of efforts to change the city's demographics, what they mean for the two-state solution, and what--if anything--can be done to ease tensions. Read More...

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