J Street Statement on Rocket Fire from Gaza

June 20th, 2012

J Street is deeply concerned about the spate of rockets from Gaza fired on southern Israel over the past two days and about the potential of this latest escalation of violence to spiral out of control. Read More...

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J Street's Jeremy Ben-Ami Responds to Mufti's 'Incendiary' Comments

January 24th, 2012

WASHINGTON— J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami released the following statement in response to Mufti of Jerusalem Sheikh Muhammad Hussein’s invocation at a recent Fatah event: Read More...

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J Street's Jeremy Ben-Ami Responds To Atlanta Jewish Times Publisher's Call to Consider Presidential Assassination

January 23rd, 2012

WASHINGTON— J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami issued the following statement in response to an editorial written by the publisher of the Atlanta Jewish Times calling for Israel to consider assassinating President Barack Obama: Read More...

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Days of Reflection

October 7th, 2011

For many of us, these are days for deep reflection and soul-searching on the past year. How, we ask, as individuals and as a community can we better ourselves and the world? Naturally, our focus turns in part to Israel and how events there impact us as a people. My heart, along with many of yours no doubt, swelled with pride on hearing that among the Nobel Prize winners this year is an Israeli physicist, Daniel Shechtman – another amazing accomplishment for a small country that has done so much to advance global learning. My heart filled as well this past week – but with concern – over other, more deeply troubling news from Israel. Read More...

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