Hope

December 16th, 2012

Some say the odds of meaningful presidential action are slim, given the rest of his daunting agenda. That becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy if we make it our excuse for not engaging. Read More...

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E1 Development Would Be ‘The Death Knell for the Two-State Solution’

November 30th, 2012

J Street strongly opposes the Israeli government’s announcement of its intention to build 3,000 new housing units on the West Bank and in East Jerusalem. Read More...

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Enough of silence

November 18th, 2012

With rockets flying and bombs falling, our hearts and prayers go out to all impacted by this latest violence. Those who grieve the loss of loved ones. Those suffering from injury and trauma. Those huddled in shelters, homes and schools dreading the next blast or siren. Read More...

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A True Partner

November 5th, 2012

As we commemorate the legacy of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin seventeen years after his tragic assassination, we are called to remember the two fundamental realizations that drove his pursuit of a two-state solution: “to be a Jewish, democratic state, we have to separate,” and “you don’t make peace with friends.” Read More...

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UN-forgettable

September 30th, 2012

They say a picture is worth a thousand words – a lesson Prime Minister Netanyahu and his advisors demonstrated on the world's largest stage this week. Read More...

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J Street Response to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Address to the UN General Assembly

September 27th, 2012

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ speech before the United Nations General Assembly today highlighted the urgency of reaching a two-state resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read More...

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J Street Condemns President Ahmadinejad's Anti-Israel Remarks

September 24th, 2012

J Street condemns the recent incendiary remarks at the United Nations by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Read More...

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J Street Response to Morally Repugnant Advertisement Campaign

September 24th, 2012

J Street was founded on the idea that there are many ways to be pro-Israel, but Pamela Geller's conflation of the hatred of Muslims with support for the Jewish homeland certainly isn't one of them. Her latest billboard and bus-side screed is morally repugnant and a distortion of Jewish values and Jewish aspirations for the State of Israel. Read More...

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