J Street's Position on the Palestinian Bid at the United Nations General Assembly

November 27th, 2012

This coming Thursday, the United Nations General Assembly will overwhelmingly pass a resolution making Palestine a non-member state observer at the UN. Less clear than the outcome of the vote is the meaning of the resolution for chances of achieving a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read More...

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Adopting Levy Committee recommendations would be a ‘serious step in the wrong direction’ for Israel

October 18th, 2012

J Street is deeply concerned by reports that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is considering bringing some of the Levy Committee's recommendations to a ministerial committee for approval. We believe this would be a serious step in the wrong direction for the state of Israel. Read More...

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J Street Statement on the Evacuation of Migron

September 3rd, 2012

J Street welcomes the peaceful evacuation yesterday of the settlement outpost of Migron in compliance with the Israeli Supreme Court’s ruling that it was built illegally on private Palestinian land. Read More...

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The Greatest Threat Below The Fold

August 24th, 2012

But in the West Bank, the drums are beating for another threat - an existential threat - and many of Israel’s leaders and supporters seem to be in denial. It’s the same headline every day, buried below the fold: more news that Israeli settlements and Israeli control over the West Bank are expanding. Read More...

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What Happened to Us and What is Happening to Our Kids?

August 20th, 2012

Late last week dozens of Jewish teenagers set upon three Palestinian teenagers in the heart of downtown Jerusalem, shouting “Death to Arabs.” The mob beat the Palestinians, one of them nearly to death. Read More...

Tags: Settlements