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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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...

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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...

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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...

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