Time for Solutions

August 20th, 2014

In our view, political leadership at this challenging moment requires more than responding to rockets with force – it requires proposing viable political solutions that can be accepted by Palestinian moderates, neighboring countries and the international community. We urge the government of Israel to put forward a bold, comprehensive proposal for resolving the conflict and to propose a cease-fire while this is negotiated. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes Israeli Initiative Against Racism

August 14th, 2014

J Street welcomes an initiative launched by Education Minister Shai Piron to combat the growth of racism and incitement in Israeli society with a special education program in Israeli schools in the new school year. Read More...

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A Letter from Tel Aviv

July 24th, 2014

As an Israeli as well as a peace activist, I have lived a kind of double life for the past few weeks. I have sought ways to voice support for my country and deep admiration for our courageous soldiers in battle while also expressing my compassion for Palestinian civilians, who are paying such an awful price. Read More...

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Israeli Decision to Suspend Talks is Premature

April 24th, 2014

J Street believes the Israeli government’s decision to suspend peace talks with the Palestinians over the preliminary reconciliation deal between Fatah and Hamas is premature. Read More...

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Are Arab-Israeli Relations Ready to Come out of the Closet?

December 9th, 2013

It was something we only expected to see in science fiction movies--Israeli and Arab leaders overcoming old grudges to tackle their security challenges together. But two weeks after Tom Friedman teased it in his New York Times column, the truth started to leak out: broadcasting from his office in Jerusalem, President Shimon Peres made an unprecedented appearance at the Gulf States Security Summit last month in Abu Dhabi. Read More...

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