Condemnation Is Not Enough

July 31st, 2015

J Street condemns yesterday's terrorist attack by Jewish extremists on the Palestinian village of Duma in the West Bank, that left a Palestinian child dead and three faby Jewish extremists on the Palestinian village of Duma in the West Bank, that left a Palestinian infant dead and three family members critically injured. This "price tag" attack is part of a deeply disturbing and ongoing pattern of violence, harassment and intimidation towards Palestinians, rooted in hateful and dangerous rhetoric that has spread in some corners of Israeli society. We're also deeply disheartened by the terrible stabbing attack at the Jerusalem Pride parade. Read More...

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Anti-Democratic Moves In Israel To Control NGOs With B'Tselem's Hagai El-Ad

July 24th, 2015

B'Tselem's director, Hagai El-Ad, briefed J Street on recent bills in Israel cracking down on NGOs whose agenda the government finds objectionable. Read More...

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Timely Warning: Israel’s Settlements Put US Ties at Risk

October 29th, 2014

An article in The Atlantic pointed out something that all of us in the pro-Israel, pro-peace community have known for some time: there is a deep problem in the US-Israel relationship primarily caused by the pro-settlement, anti-peace policies of the current Israeli government. Read More...

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Netanyahu and Dermer Statements Risk Israel’s Future

October 28th, 2014

Recent statements by Prime Minister Netanyahu and Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer are inflammatory and irresponsible. They damage peace prospects and erode Israel’s standing in the world. Read More...

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Netanyahu Should Withdraw Statement that Opposing Settlements is Un-American

October 6th, 2014

Prime Minister Netanyahu’s statement in a TV interview that opposing Jewish settlements is against American values and implies support for ethnic purification of the West Bank is an outrageous perversion of the truth. Read More...

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