J Street Calls on President Abbas to Condemn Acts of Terror

March 9th, 2016

J Street calls on Palestinian Authority President Abbas to strongly condemn acts of terror against Israelis. We agree with the statements of Vice President Biden deploring not only the horrific attacks, but the failure of the Palestinian leadership to condemn them. Read More...


J Street Strongly Condemns New Spate of Terror Attacks Throughout Israel

March 8th, 2016

These attacks are the latest horrible chapter in the terrible violence that has plagued Israel and the West Bank for months. We feel for those who have to live in fear that they or someone they love may be the victim of random violence at any moment. Read More...

Tags: terrorism

J Street Condemns Proposed Expulsion of Palestinian Terrorists' Families to Gaza

March 2nd, 2016

If carried out, such moves would be a clear and outrageous example of collective punishment, and would in all likelihood violate international law against collective punishment and the forced transfer of protected people from occupied territory. Like home demolitions of the families of Palestinian terrorists, which the Israeli government has recently resumed carrying out, such acts of retribution fuel further despair and extremism. Read More...

Tags: Gaza terrorism West Bank

J Street Applauds Obama Signing Statement on Customs Bill

February 25th, 2016

J Street commends President Obama for reasserting his determination to fight boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) aimed against Israel while at the same time upholding the legal distinction between Israel and territories it captured in 1967 and has been occupying ever since. Read More...


J Street Condemns Horrific West Bank Stabbing Attacks

January 18th, 2016

J Street is horrified by two recent terrorist stabbing attacks against innocent Israeli civilians. Read More...


J Street Statement on Iran Nuclear Agreement Implementation Day

January 16th, 2016

We welcome today’s announcement of the official implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear program. Read More...

Tags: Iran Iran Deal

J Street condemns Tel Aviv shooting attack, concerned by ongoing threat to civilians

January 4th, 2016

We are horrified at this latest example of senseless and murderous violence against Israeli civilians, which continues to achieve nothing but the further increase of hatred, fear and grief. Read More...


Israeli Cabinet Undermines Democracy with Vote on anti-NGO Bill

December 28th, 2015

J Street is deeply concerned and disappointed by the Israeli cabinet's decision Sunday to send to the Knesset for approval a one-sided bill aimed at restricting the work of progressive non-governmental organizations which monitor human rights and oppose the occupation. Read More...