Statement: Boteach ad crosses a line of decency that should not be breached

February 28th, 2015

A full-page advertisement bought in the New York Times by "Our World," a group run by unsuccessful Republican congressional candidate Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, contains vile accusations against National Security Adviser Susan Rice and crosses a line of decency that should not be breached. Read More...

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J Street Astonished by Foxman Statement

February 11th, 2015

J Street is astonished and taken aback by today’s intemperate statement by the Anti-Defamation League’s National Director, Abraham H. Foxman, which attacks our organization for challenging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent assertion that he speaks for all Jews in his hardline position on Iran. Read More...

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J Street mourns Israeli soldiers killed on Lebanon border

January 28th, 2015

We are deeply saddened and concerned by this morning’s attack along the Israel-Lebanon border, which killed two Israeli soldiers and wounded seven. Read More...

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J Street Condemns Tel Aviv Bus Stabbings

January 21st, 2015

J Street is saddened and appalled by today’s awful bus stabbings in Tel Aviv and wishes all of those injured a full and speedy recovery. Read More...

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J Street grieves for victims of terror in Paris

January 9th, 2015

We are heartbroken by the tragic news this afternoon that four hostages have been killed in Paris after a violent standoff at a kosher supermarket. Read More...

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Statement on UN Security Council Resolution

December 31st, 2014

We strongly believe that the United States can and must play a more active role in ending the conflict - and not be content simply with voting against a resolution it cannot support. The US could exercise meaningful leadership by laying out parameters for a peace agreement with the broad support of other international actors or by drafting a Security Council resolution it can support on which an invitation to serious negotiations could then be based. Read More...

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J Street Statement on EU Court's Hamas Ruling

December 17th, 2014

It's very disappointing that a procedural ruling has resulted in the possibility of Hamas being taken off the European Union's list of terror organizations. It should be a pretty open-and-shut case under any valid process to determine that Hamas is a terrorist organization. We appreciate the EU clarifying that this ruling does not represent a substantive change in their policy toward Hamas, and urge them to immediately take all due steps to ensure that Hamas remains designated as a terrorist organization. Read More...

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J Street condemns stabbing in Jerusalem

November 25th, 2014

We condemn yesterday’s stabbing in Jerusalem’s Old City, in which two yeshiva students were wounded after reportedly being attacked by local Palestinian youths. Our thoughts are with the students and their families, and we hope that Israeli police conduct a thorough and fair investigation into this incident. Read More...

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