Time to cut off Im Tirzu

December 15th, 2015

Inciting and dangerous rhetoric emanating from the fringes of Israeli society, supported by some here in the United States, is posing a real and present danger not just to Jewish decency and Israeli democracy but potentially to the lives and safety of innocent people. Read More...

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Donald Trump's Statement Repugnant and Unacceptable

December 7th, 2015

This statement is the latest in a string of deeply bigoted and Islamophobic remarks by Mr. Trump and others seeking to stoke and take political advantage of rank hatred. Read More...

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Don't Close America's Doors to Refugees

November 20th, 2015

J Street opposes and expresses our deep concern over efforts at the national and state level to block or unduly delay admission to the United States of refugees fleeing the Syrian conflict and ISIS's terrorism. Read More...

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J Street Horrified by Terror Attacks in Tel Aviv and the West Bank

November 19th, 2015

We strongly condemn and are outraged by the killing of five innocent people. Read More...

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J Street Condemns Paris Attacks

November 16th, 2015

Our hearts go out to the French people and all those who lost loved ones and we fervently hope for a full recovery to the many scores of wounded who are battling for their lives in hospitals. Read More...

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J Street Opposes anti-Democratic Legislation in Israel

November 2nd, 2015

These two measures are yet another worrying sign of Israel’s diminishing tolerance for free speech and legitimate political dissent of government policies. Read More...

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J Street Applauds Passage of World Zionist Congress Transparency Resolution

October 23rd, 2015

This was an important vote for democracy and accountability. Jews in Israel and around the world should know where the money they raise to support the State of Israel is invested. Read More...

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J Street Responds to President Abbas' Speech

October 15th, 2015

It was deeply irresponsible of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to falsely claim that 13-year old Palestinian Ahmad Manasrah—who had stabbed Israeli civilians in Jerusalem—had been “executed,” when he was, in fact, alive and being treated in an Israeli hospital. Read More...

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