J Street Statement on the Evacuation of Migron

September 3rd, 2012

J Street welcomes the peaceful evacuation yesterday of the settlement outpost of Migron in compliance with the Israeli Supreme Court’s ruling that it was built illegally on private Palestinian land. Read More...

Tags: Bibi Netanyahu Settlements

Political Brinksmanship over Israel

August 31st, 2012

Last night, presidential nominee Mitt Romney took political brinksmanship over Israel to a new level when, from the podium of the convention hall, he accused President Obama of “throwing Israel under the bus.” Read More...

Tags: 2012 election Barack Obama Mitt Romney Post to Homepage

J Street at the RNC in Tampa

August 30th, 2012

Being in Tampa this week at the Republican National Convention and heading to Charlotte next week for the Democratic National Convention, one can feel that America is now fully in 2012 election mode. Read More...

Tags: 2012 election israel

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...

Tags: 2012 election

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