Horses and bayonets

October 23rd, 2012

With his rejoinder to Governor Romney's charge of "American weakness" based on the number of ships we have, President Obama memorably highlighted how out-of-date the debate is over what constitutes military strength in the 21st century. Read More...

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J Street Statement on Mitt Romney's Comments Regarding Middle East Peace

September 19th, 2012

J Street is deeply dismayed by Governor Mitt Romney's comments regarding Middle East peace on the recently-released videotape from a south Florida fundraiser. Read More...

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Finding My Pro-Israel Voice While Interning at J Street

August 14th, 2012

As an avid supporter of Israel, I am not willing to pick and choose which threats to combat. I will speak out against anything that I see as a threat to Israel’s future as a Jewish, democratic state and if my analysis differs from the policies of the Israeli government, I think I have an obligation to continue saying it anyway. We, as Jews, have always grown wiser in our disagreements. We must keep having them. Read More...

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Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Put Allies at Odds

July 5th, 2012

As a long-time advocate for peaceful resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, I am pained that frustration over failure to achieve a just and lasting peace has led allies in the struggle to end up at odds over tactics like boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS). Read More...

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Watch Jeremy Ben-Ami debate Bill Kristol

June 1st, 2012

J Street President recently debated Emergency Committee for Israel Bill Kristol at B'nai Jeshurun in NYC. Watch their full debate. Read More...

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