Southern Israel and Gaza

May 1st, 2012

J Street condemns the continuing rocket attacks on southern Israel from the Gaza Strip. J Street urges Egypt and the international community to take strong, responsible, and concerted action to prevent weapons smuggling into Gaza. Read More...

Tags: borders and security Gaza Iron Dome

The US-Israel Relationship and Foreign Aid

May 1st, 2012

J Street believes that maintaining a strong, vibrant US-Israel relationship based on shared values and goals is a core American interest. US support for Israel as a democracy and a national home for the Jewish people is an historic and crucial commitment. An enduring relationship between the US and Israel promotes common interests in the security, economic and strategic spheres. Read More...

Tags: Foreign Aid

Security and Terror

May 1st, 2012

J Street unequivocally condemns all acts of terror and violence perpetrated by any state or any non-state actor against the State of Israel or its people. Read More...

Tags: Security terrorism

Borders and Security Strategy

May 1st, 2012

J Street supports active international efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and establish two states for two peoples – Israel, the national homeland of the Jewish people living side-by-side in peace and security with the state-to-be of Palestine, the national homeland of the Palestinian people. Read More...

Tags: borders and security

Palestinian Reconciliation and Hamas

May 1st, 2012

J Street regards news of a preliminary agreement on political reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas with caution and urges the United States to press forward with an even more assertive effort to forge a two-state solution. This development only highlight how important it is for the United States - backed by the international community – to define the contours of a two–state solution. Read More...

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US Leadership in the Peace Process

May 1st, 2012

J Street believes that reaching a sustainable two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is both a fundamental American interest and essential to the survival and security of Israel as a democracy and a national home for the Jewish people. Read More...

Tags: Barack Obama peace talks Quartet US Interests

Jerusalem

May 1st, 2012

Jerusalem’s ultimate status and borders should be negotiated and resolved as part of an agreement between official Israeli and Palestinian authorities and endorsed by both peoples. Read More...

Tags: borders Jerusalem peace talks

Settlements

May 1st, 2012

Israel’s settlements in the occupied territories have, for over forty years, been an obstacle to peace. They have drained Israel’s economy, military, and democracy and eroded the country’s ability to uphold the rule of law. Read More...

Tags: borders Settlements West Bank