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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US Must Put Forward Public Parameters to Prevent Israel’s Isolation or Sanction

September 18th, 2014

J Street strongly believes the time has come for the United States to put forward its own plan – clear parameters for a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. Read More...

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J Street Calls for Stronger American Response to Israeli Settlement Expansion

June 6th, 2014

J Street strongly opposes the Government of Israel’s decision to move ahead with 3,300 new housing units in the West Bank. Not just this announcement – but the ongoing program of expanding Israeli settlement beyond the Green Line – demands a stern US response that goes beyond routine statements of disapproval. Read More...

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