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Opponents of Iran Deal Just Won’t Quit

What opponents don’t get is that the JCPOA is already proving itself.

Moderate MKs Could Help Stop Anti-Democratic Bill — But Will They?

Last week, party leader Moshe Kahlon announced that Kulanu would support the bill. But scrutiny has fallen on...

A Guide to Ayelet Shaked’s Defense of the NGO Bill

In an op-ed Ayelet Shaked published last week, among other things, she compared her bill to legislation in...

The Ideological Roots of the Obama/Netanyahu Clash

This week, Frontline ran a documentary titled “Netanyahu at War,” which chronicles the tense relationship between Prime Minister...

Israelis’ Civil Liberties Under Fire — A Call With B’Tselem’s Hagai El-Ad

On December 22, 2015, J Street held a call with Hagai El-Ad, the Executive Director of B’Tselem, to...

The Tragedy of Duma

The arrest of a Jewish settler, who has been charged with burning to death three Palestinians including an...

Word on the Street: A looming threat to Israeli democracy

As American Jews, we rightfully celebrate Israel’s democracy and proudly declare our commitment to defending Israel from the...

Despite the darkness, here’s why I’m thankful.

Let us promise on this Thanksgiving to fight for the values that we cherish, even as the cold...

Word on the Street: The spirit that built the state of Israel was not grounded in negativity and fear.

The choice of path ahead presents a fundamental divide between a future grounded in pessimism and fear and...