J Street Daily News Roundup 10/8/13

October 8th, 2013

A selection of news and analysis from across the globe. Read More...

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J Street 2013 National Conference Day 2

September 30th, 2013

On day two of J Street’s national conference, Israeli opposition leader Shelly Yachimovich sent a simple message to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: “Move ahead” to make peace with the Palestinians. The Labor party leader addressed Netanyahu directly on the eve of his meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday. Read More...

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J Street 2013 National Conference Day 1

September 29th, 2013

Yes, we can love Israel and at the same time fight for peace,” Israeli Justice Minister and chief peace negotiator Tzipi Livni declared to thousands of J Street supporters on opening night. “Those who love Israel must search for peace. Read More...

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Livni Urges J Street to Speak Out

September 28th, 2013

“Yes, we can love Israel and at the same time fight for peace,” Israeli Justice Minister and chief peace negotiator Tzipi Livni declared to thousands of J Street supporters on opening night. “Those who love Israel must search for peace.” Read More...

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J Street Encouraged by Obama-Rouhani Conversation

September 27th, 2013

J Street is encouraged by President Barack Obama's telephone conversation with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani - a possible first step on the road to solve the crisis caused by Iran's nuclear program. Read More...

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Abbas UN Speech Includes Positive Endorsement of Peace with Israel

September 26th, 2013

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ speech to the United Nations General Assembly included many positive elements, notably a strong commitment to negotiating an end to conflict based on a two-state solution in which a future Palestine would live alongside Israel. Read More...

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J Street Determined to Answer President Obama’s UN Challenge

September 24th, 2013

In his speech to the United Nations General Assembly, President Obama has again challenged friends of Israel to get behind his effort to achieve peace with the Palestinians based on a two-state solution. J Street welcomes that call and urges other American Jewish organizations to do the same. Read More...

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J Street Condemns Killing of Israeli Soldiers

September 23rd, 2013

We were shocked and saddened this weekend to learn of the killing of two Israeli soldiers in the West Bank--two tragedies in as many days. We condemn these attacks and urge all parties to join us. Read More...

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