J Street News Roundup 8/7/2014

August 7th, 2014

Top news and analysis impacting the work of the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement. Read More...

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News Roundup 8/6/2014

August 6th, 2014

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J Street Welcomes Gaza Cease-Fire

August 5th, 2014

J Street welcomes the 72-hour cease-fire between Israel and Hamas and strongly urges all parties to observe it scrupulously and extend it into a durable cessation of hostilities. The ceasefire is clearly fragile and all parties must exercise restraint so that it can take hold. Read More...

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News Roundup 8/5/2014

August 5th, 2014

Top news and analysis impacting the work of the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement. Read More...

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Meeting with MKs during the J Street Mission

August 4th, 2014

Last Wednesday, our group of J Street leaders from the United States and J Street U students spending the summer in Israel, met with four members of the Knesset to get their perspective on the war – or “Operation” as it’s referred to here. One was from Hatnua (which is Tzipi Livni’s party and part of the government), one from Meretz, and two from Labor. Read More...

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What a Difference Two Months Makes

August 4th, 2014

I confess that when we received the itinerary for our two-day mission, I was a bit disappointed that so much time had been allocated to meeting with Members of the Knesset. It had only been two months since the J Street Congressional Mission I participated in had convened our political allies in committee rooms there to get their view on what we as an American pro-Israel group could do to advance the prospects for peace in the region. Read More...

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A voice of hope?

August 4th, 2014

I’ve been a rabbi for six years. I have counseled people who have lost children to cancer and addiction, men who are facing life in prison, or a fatal diagnosis. The question a rabbi faces most often in pastoral situations is “Where is God?” Read More...

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J Street News Roundup 8/4/2014

August 4th, 2014

Top news and analysis impacting the work of the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement. Read More...

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