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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J Street thanks Secretary Hagel for his service

November 24th, 2014

As Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel prepares to step down from his post, we are grateful for his service to his country and all that he has done to promote the US-Israel relationship. Read More...

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J Street Condemns Jerusalem Synagogue Attack as Abhorrent Act of Terrorism

November 18th, 2014

We are horrified and appalled by today's gruesome attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem during morning prayers that left four dead and several others wounded. We condemn this act of terror in the strongest possible terms. Read More...

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J Street Congratulates Congressman Lujan on DCCC Leadership Post

November 17th, 2014

J Street warmly congratulates JStreetPAC endorsee Representative Ben Ray Lujan on his new leadership position as chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Read More...

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J Street condemns offensive Palestinian images inciting violence in Jerusalem

November 7th, 2014

With violence rising in Jerusalem--including two terror attacks in as many weeks--a series of reprehensible political cartoons reportedly posted on the social media of official Palestinian outlets are fanning the flames. Read More...

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2014 Election-Night Poll Results:

November 5th, 2014

Defying national trends, American Jewish voters overwhelmingly supported Democratic candidates in 2014. By large margins, American Jews said they supported a two-state solution and would back President Obama if he were to again actively pursue a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians. Read More...

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