J Street Condemns Proposed Expulsion of Palestinian Terrorists' Families to Gaza

March 2nd, 2016

If carried out, such moves would be a clear and outrageous example of collective punishment, and would in all likelihood violate international law against collective punishment and the forced transfer of protected people from occupied territory. Like home demolitions of the families of Palestinian terrorists, which the Israeli government has recently resumed carrying out, such acts of retribution fuel further despair and extremism. Read More...

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J Street Condemns Murders, Appeals for Responsible Leadership

October 5th, 2015

J Street is horrified by the new wave of violence sweeping East Jerusalem and the Occupied West Bank following the abhorrent murders of four Israeli civilians in two shocking attacks on Friday and Saturday. Read More...

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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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Huckabee comments on Palestinian statehood out of step with bipartisan support for Israel

June 2nd, 2015

Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee’s recent comments rejecting the need for a Palestinian state alongside Israel are deeply troubling and fly in the face of decades of bipartisan support for a two-state solution. 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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