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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J Street Strongly Condemns Horrific Violation of Ceasefire

August 1st, 2014

Street strongly condemns the attack by Hamas this morning in which two Israeli soldiers were killed and 2nd Lieutenant Hadar Goldin was abducted. Read More...

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J Street News Roundup 8/1/2014

August 1st, 2014

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

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