Statement on Iranian Leaders' Anti-Israel Remarks

August 20th, 2012

J Street condemns in the strongest possible terms the latest vile anti-Israel statements made by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. This latest incidence of hate speech is utterly shameful and is being rightly condemned by the international community. 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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Thank you Alan Dershowitz

August 17th, 2012

I probably wasn’t the only scrawny Jewish kid of my generation to daydream that, one day, I'd be a sharp lawyer like Alan Dershowitz. 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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JStreetPAC announces two new endorsements

August 2nd, 2012

I am very excited today to announce two new additions to our list of 2012 endorsed candidates: Former Virginia governor and Chair of the Democratic National Committee Tim Kaine for Senate in Virginia, and Representative Mike Doyle for reelection in Pennsylvania’s 14th Congressional district. Read More...

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J Street Supports Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012

July 31st, 2012

J Street Director of Government Affairs Dylan Williams issued the following statement in support of the Iran sanctions legislation pending before Congress: Read More...

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J Street statement on Enactment of United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012

July 31st, 2012

J Street Director of Government Affairs Dylan Williams issued the following statement regarding enactment of the United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012: Read More...

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In New Campaign Video Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace Organization Urges Romney to Declare Support for a Two-State Solution

July 26th, 2012

WASHINGTON – As presidential candidate Mitt Romney prepares to travel to Israel, J Street, a pro-Israel, pro-peace advocacy group, is releasing a new video urging the presidential candidate to publicly stand with the last three Prime Ministers of Israel and decades of Republican and Democratic leaders in favor of a two-state solution. Read More...

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