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...

Tags: Abbas Incitement

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...


J Street condemns Abbas condolence letter to terrorist’s family

November 3rd, 2014

We condemn the letter sent over the weekend by President Abbas, which extended condolences to the family of Muataz Hijazi, a Palestinian man who was killed by Israeli security forces after shooting right-wing activist Rabbi Yehuda Glick. Read More...

Tags: Abbas

J Street applauds President Rivlin’s efforts to promote tolerance in Israeli society

October 29th, 2014

We applaud new Israeli President Rivlin’s efforts to promote tolerance and heal wounds in Israeli society. Read More...

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Netanyahu and Dermer Statements Risk Israel’s Future

October 28th, 2014

Recent statements by Prime Minister Netanyahu and Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer are inflammatory and irresponsible. They damage peace prospects and erode Israel’s standing in the world. Read More...

Tags: Benjamin Netanyahu Settlements two-state solution

Abbas, Netanyahu UN Speeches Were a Missed Opportunity

September 30th, 2014

In their speeches to the United Nations General Assembly, both President Abbas and Prime Minister Netanyahu missed the opportunity to put forth fresh or bold ideas for advancing hopes of reaching peace. Read More...


Letter Could Shift Senate Approach to Palestinian Authority

September 10th, 2014

J Street welcomes the sign-on letter being circulated by Senators Casey and Ayotte offering to work with Secretary Kerry "to create the conditions that will allow Israelis and Palestinians to move closer to peace." Read More...

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J Street Condemns New Settlement Announcement, Urges Firmer US Action

September 2nd, 2014

J Street condemns as provocative, damaging and extremely destructive to Israel and to hopes of peace a decision by the Israeli government to seize almost 1,000 acres of land in the occupied West Bank to build a massive new settlement. Read More...