J Street Condemns Murders, Appeals for Responsible Leadership

October 5th, 2015

J Street is horrified by the new wave of violence sweeping East Jerusalem and the Occupied West Bank following the abhorrent murders of four Israeli civilians in two shocking attacks on Friday and Saturday. Read More...

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Word On The Street: Failures of leadership

October 2nd, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have both spoken many times before at the annual gathering of the United Nations General Assembly – but the gulf between them has rarely seemed as wide as it did this year. Read More...

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J Street News Roundup 10/2/15

October 2nd, 2015

Top news and analysis impacting the work of the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement. Read More...

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J Street mourns Israeli couple killed in West Bank

October 1st, 2015

J Street is saddened and appalled at the death of an Israeli couple today in a drive-by shooting attack in the West Bank. We can only express relief that their four children escaped harm, and offer our prayers and thoughts to their grieving friends and family. Read More...

Tags: Incitement terrorism

J Street Welcomes Iran Policy Oversight Bill

October 1st, 2015

J Street applauds the introduction of legislation by Senate Foreign Relations Ranking Member Ben Cardin (D-MD) and several of his colleagues to ensure strong Congressional oversight of enforcement of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and other key aspects of US policy toward Iran. J Street supports the bill and will lobby for for its passage and enactment into law. Read More...

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