J Street Statement on Eilat Rocket Attack

April 6th, 2012

J Street expresses concern about ongoing violence and terror originating in the Sinai, highlighted by a rocket landing in Eilat early yesterday. Read More...

Tags: borders and security Egypt terrorism

J Street statement on Hebron, East Jerusalem settlements

April 4th, 2012

J Street appreciates the Government of Israel’s decision today to evacuate Israeli settlers from a house in Hebron, ending a weeklong stand off between the settler community in the city and Israel’s Defense Ministry. Read More...

Tags: ehud barak Jerusalem Settlements

Ten J Street Rabbinic Cabinet Members Make Top Rabbis List

April 3rd, 2012

We are tremendously proud of their creativity, their influence and their unwavering commitment to Israel and the Jewish people. And we are gratified that they stand with us in working to secure Israel’s future as a democratic, Jewish homeland through the pursuit of a viable two-state solution. Read More...

Tags: pro-Israel pro-peace rabbis

The J Street 2012 Passover Supplement is here

April 2nd, 2012

By Rabbi Lawrence Troster As this is my first Passover as Rabbinic Director of J Street, I am excited to be part of this pro-Israel pro-peace movement. I have written a new J Street Haggadah supplement for your Seder this year. Read More...

Tags: rabbis

2500 To Gather For Nation's Largest Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace Conference

March 21st, 2012

WASHINGTON – Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, Amos Oz, Peter Beinart and Anat Hoffman will headline J Street’s third national conference-- the largest gathering ever of the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement and the third largest annual American Jewish assembly. Read More...

Tags: Olmert pro-Israel pro-peace

A Reflection on Peter Beinart's New York Times Op-Ed

March 19th, 2012

By Jeremy Ben-Ami Peter Beinart's op-ed in The New York Times this morning will undoubtedly raise more than blood pressure and eyebrows in the Jewish community. It immediately raises pressure on J Street and other organizations over giving a platform to Peter after he has explicitly called for boycotts and other civil protests against Israeli settlements and settlers. Read More...

Tags: editorials Jeremy Ben-Ami two-state solution

Florida House, Senate Pass Troubling Resolutions Regarding Israel

March 12th, 2012

J Street is concerned about nearly identical resolutions regarding Israel that were passed by the Florida House and Senate last week. Read More...

Tags: borders two-state solution

J Street Responds to Ongoing Rocket Fire on Southern Israel

March 12th, 2012

WASHINGTON—J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami issued the following statement in response to ongoing rocket fire on southern Israel from Palestinian militants in Gaza: Read More...

Tags: borders and security Gaza terrorism