J Street Outraged by Terror Attacks on Israelis in Bulgaria

July 18th, 2012

J Street is outraged by today's terror attack against Israelis in Bulgaria. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those wounded and to the families of those killed in this horrific act. That this occurred on the 18th anniversary of the attack on the Jewish community in Buenos Aires only adds to the tragedy today and serves as a stark reminder of the very real threat that Israelis face. We hope that those responsible for the attack are brought to justice. Read More...

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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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Israel hands over remains of 91 Palestinian militants in effort to renew peace talks

June 2nd, 2012

J Street welcomes news that the Israeli government has returned the remains of 91 militants who were killed in perpetrating attacks on Israel. While a deeply humane gesture, this is, no doubt, difficult for the many Israelis whose lives were affected by these terrorist attacks. Read More...

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Security and Terror

May 1st, 2012

J Street unequivocally condemns all acts of terror and violence perpetrated by any state or any non-state actor against the State of Israel or its people. Read More...

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J Street Statement on the Iron Dome Support Act

April 23rd, 2012

WASHINGTON — J Street Director of Government Affairs Dylan Williams today issued the following statement in support of the Iron Dome Support Act (S.2325 and H.R.4229): “J Street strongly supports passage of the Iron Dome Support Act. Israel’s ‘Iron Dome’ rocket defense system is essential to protecting Israeli civilians from rocket attacks from Hamas, Hezbollah, and other militant groups. Maintaining and expanding this project will help save lives and improve the quality of life of civilians, particularly in the South of Israel, who have lived under a cloud of fear of rocket attacks for too long. Read More...

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