Jewish community leaders speak out on E1 construction

December 12th, 2012

In light of the Israeli governments' recent alarming announcement of their intent to construct 3,000 housing units in the E1 zone between East Jerusalem and Maale Adumim, J Street has joined with Rabbis for Human Rights North America and Americans for Peace Now to mobilize rabbis, cantors and rabbinical and cantorial students, to oppose such actions. Read More...

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Romney's charge of "American weakness" based on the number of ships we have, President Obama memorably highlighted how out-of-date the debate is over what constitutes military strength in the 21st century.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