GOP Should Reassert Support for Two-State Solution

July 6th, 2016

These statements are deeply irresponsible and we call on Mr. Trump and the Republican Party to disavow them – and to recommit itself to pursuing a just peace to this conflict based on two states for two peoples, which is the only way to secure Israel’s future as a democracy and a Jewish homeland. Read More...

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Mourning Abner Mikva's Passing

July 5th, 2016

Along with the entire J Street family, I was deeply saddened today to learn of the death of my friend, Abner Mikva. Ab, as he was known to almost everyone, led an incredible life as a legislator, judge, advisor and philanthropist - leaving behind a legacy of dedicated service to his country, his community, his family and to the Jewish people. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes New Democratic Platform Language

June 25th, 2016

The Democratic Party Platform Committee’s decision to include draft language that recognizes the legitimate rights and national aspirations of the Palestinian people alongside its recognition of Israel’s right to exist in peace and security marks an important step forward for the party. Read More...

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Israel’s New Settlement Spending Deeply Irresponsible

June 20th, 2016

US administrations, Democratic and Republican alike, have since 1967 opposed the settlements. It is time for the United States to find appropriate ways to go beyond words in its opposition to settlements and to make it clear that there are real repercussions for this deeply misguided policy. Read More...

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J Street Statement on the Orlando Attack

June 13th, 2016

J Street is horrified by the mass shooting that took place at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando on Sunday morning. Like the rest of our nation and people around the world, we are devastated at the news of the staggering number of wounded and dead. Read More...

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Seventh J Street Congressional Delegation Travels to Israel and the West Bank

June 9th, 2016

Four members of Congress and eleven American Jewish leaders traveled to Israel and the West Bank on a five-day mission last week, led by the J Street Education Fund (JSEF). In meetings with Israeli, Palestinian and American officials, they explored the challenges and opportunities facing both sides as well as the US role in the peace process. Read More...

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J Street Appalled By Tel Aviv Shooting, Mourns Victims

June 8th, 2016

J Street is appalled and saddened by today’s shooting at the Sarona Market in central Tel Aviv, which is believed to be a terror attack. Read More...

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