The Greatest Threat Below The Fold

August 24th, 2012

But in the West Bank, the drums are beating for another threat - an existential threat - and many of Israel’s leaders and supporters seem to be in denial. It’s the same headline every day, buried below the fold: more news that Israeli settlements and Israeli control over the West Bank are expanding. Read More...

Tags: borders israel Settlements two-state solution West Bank

J Street Statement on GOP Rejection of Effort to End Party’s Support for Two-State Resolution

August 21st, 2012

J Street welcomes the news that the Republican Party platform committee has rejected a series of amendments that would have struck support for a two-state resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the GOP platform. Read More...

Tags: two-state solution

Making Sense of the Jewish Vote

August 20th, 2012

As the November 2012 election approaches, here are 10 key points to keep in mind when trying to make sense of the Jewish vote. Read More...

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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...

Tags: Jessica Rosenblum Price Tag Settlements terrorism two-state solution

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...

Tags: pro-Israel pro-peace

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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