J Street Statement on Today's Attack on the Israel-Egypt Border

September 21st, 2012

J Street was heartbroken to learn of the death of an Israeli solder this morning, killed in a shootout with terrorists attempting to infiltrate the Israel-Egypt border. We strongly condemn this deadly attack, and hope that a day will come when Israel is no longer threatened by terror. We offer our condolences to the soldier’s loved ones and wish a full and speedy recovery to those wounded in this attack. Read More...

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What Happened to Us and What is Happening to Our Kids?

August 20th, 2012

Late last week dozens of Jewish teenagers set upon three Palestinian teenagers in the heart of downtown Jerusalem, shouting “Death to Arabs.” The mob beat the Palestinians, one of them nearly to death. Read More...

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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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