J Street responds to The Israel Project's likening of settlement removal to "ethnic cleansing"

July 10th, 2009

Is likening the dismantling of illegal settlements in occupied territories to "ethnic cleansing," or allying the pro-Israel community further with Pastor John Hagee by appearing at his conference, really pro-Israel? Read More...

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Stopping settlements = "Ethnic Cleansing"?

July 9th, 2009

Update: After nearly 10,000 J Street members asked The Israel Project to drop their use of the term "ethnic cleansing" to describe stopping settlements, The Israel Project's President Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi finally did the right thing and eliminated the term "ethnic cleansing" from her organization's materials. [1]   No way.  The Israel Project, a right-wing media advocacy group, has taken criticism of President Obama's Middle East policy to a new low, equating stopping settlements with "ethnic cleansing." Their advice to their activists in a privately distributed set of talking points leaked this week?  If you get a question about settlements, change the subject.  If pressed, say stopping settlements is "a kind of ethnic cleansing." Click here to send a message asking The Israel Project to remove any pro-settlement, fear-mongering talking points from its materials. Read More...

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Statement on President Obama's handling of Iran crisis

July 2nd, 2009

J Street supports the President's handling of the recent Iran crisis, along with the majority of Americans cited in a recent CNN poll. Read More...

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Dozens of prominent Israelis sign letter of support for J Street

June 24th, 2009

Dozens of prominent Israelis from the security, military, diplomatic, political and academic fields have signed a letter of support for J Street after our first anniversary. Read More...

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J Street statement on decision to return US ambassador to Syria

June 24th, 2009

J Street reacts to reports that the US is returning an Ambassador to Syria. Read More...

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Bibi's speech, Iran, and Lieberman's visit

June 19th, 2009

Read Jeremy's latest Word on the Street blog post on Bibi's speech, Iran, Lieberman's visit - as well as some recent favorable press. Read More...

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Colette Avital Joins J Street as Senior Advisor

June 19th, 2009

J Street announces former Deputy Speaker of Knesset, Consul General to lead efforts to build Israeli support for organization as it expands. Read More...

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J Street responds to remarks by Clinton and Lieberman

June 18th, 2009

Following Secretary of State Clinton and Israeli FM Lieberman's recent meeting, J Street reiterated its full support for the Administration's "freeze means freeze" approach to Israeli settlements. Read More...

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