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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JStreetPAC Scores Big in 2012 Election

November 7th, 2012

JStreetPAC emerged from the 2012 election as the nation's largest pro-Israel PAC and with 50 percent more endorsed Members of the House and Senate than last cycle. 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 Applauds Broad Bipartisan Letters Urging the European Union to Designate Hezbollah a Terrorist Organization

September 27th, 2012

J Street applauds the broad bipartisan support in both chambers of Congress for letters urging the European Union to join the United States in designating Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. Read More...

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J Street Response to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Address to the United Nations General Assembly

September 27th, 2012

J Street welcomes Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to the UN General Assembly today, warning of the serious threat that a nuclear-armed Iran would pose and recognizing the shared global determination to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. 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 Response to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s Address to the United Nations General Assembly

September 26th, 2012

In what has become an unwelcome annual tradition, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s address to the UN General Assembly was unsurprisingly outrageous and offensive. President Ahmadinejad, whose anti-Israel and anti-Semitic statements have repeatedly threatened Israel’s survival and the Jewish people’s historic connection to that land, degrades the standing of the UN and undermines both the spirit and letter of the UN Charter with each such address. Read More...

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