Netanyahu and Abbas Should Calm Jerusalem Tensions Instead of Stoking Them

October 30th, 2014

J Street condemns inflammatory comments by both Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Abbas, which only serve to stoke the flames of the mounting violence in Jerusalem. Read More...

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Enough!

July 3rd, 2014

And as the sun started to go down, white-on-black stickers were handed out that said “Khalas!” in both Hebrew and Arabic. Enough! But this time, “enough!” wasn’t an expression of despair, throwing up our hands in frustration and walking away. It was “enough. Enough of all of this. It’s time to go back to work.” Read More...

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J Street Calls on Secretary Kerry to Make Public US Positions on Core Issues for Israeli-Palestinian Peace

April 23rd, 2014

J Street, the pro-Israel, pro-peace advocacy organization, commends Secretary of State John Kerry for his tireless efforts to achieve a comprehensive peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians. Read More...

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Reflections on the Release of Palestinian Prisoners

October 30th, 2013

Even the firmest supporters of a two state solution to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians could be forgiven for holding their noses when reading about today’s release of 26 Palestinian prisoners, all of whom had been convicted or murdering Israelis. Read More...

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Israeli-Palestinian Agreement on UNESCO Encouraging

April 24th, 2013

J Street welcomes the agreement between Israel and the Palestinian Authority brokered by the international community that will allow UNESCO, the UN cultural agency, to resume its work in Jerusalem, as a small but encouraging step forward. Read More...

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