Refugees

May 1st, 2012

The refugee issue should be negotiated and resolved as part of an agreement between official Israeli and Palestinian authorities and endorsed by both peoples. J Street would support the approach outlined in commonly accepted models of a two-state solution under which the vast majority of refugees would be resettled outside the internationally recognized borders of Israel, while receiving compensation. Read More...

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Iran

May 1st, 2012

J Street believes that Iran obtaining nuclear weapons would pose a very serious threat to American and Israeli interests and to peace and stability in the Middle East and around the world. Reports of progress in Iran’s nuclear program, including the assessment issued in November 2011 by the International Atomic Energy Agency, are deeply troubling. Read More...

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Opening Up Our Community

May 1st, 2012

J Street believes that open, vibrant debate about Israel within the American Jewish community is vital to the health of the Jewish community and to the long-term bond between Jewish Americans and Israel. We oppose the adoption of all but the most limited restrictions on speakers, programs and events related to Israel in Jewish communal organizations. Read More...

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The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement

May 1st, 2012

J Street strongly opposes views and positions such as those captured at the Palestinian BDS National Committee’s website, www.bdsmovement.net. As laid out in that site, the BDS movement fails to explicitly to recognize Israel’s right to exist and it ignores or rejects Israel’s role as a national home for the Jewish people. Read More...

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J Street position on Palestinian application for full UN membership

May 1st, 2012

J Street opposed the 2011 Palestinian Statehood bid at the United Nations. Read More...

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February 2012 Analysis of the Jewish Vote

March 10th, 2012

J Street commissioned a poll on the American Jewish vote in July 2011. Find the new analysis memo and powerpoint presentation below. Read More...

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July 2011 Survey Results

March 10th, 2012

J Street commissioned a poll of American Jews on America’s role in the Middle East in July 2011. Find the survey data, analysis, powerpoint presentation, and accompanying press release below Read More...

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American Jews and the 2010 Election

March 10th, 2012

J Street commissioned polls of of American Jews on America’s role in the Middle East immediately surrounding the 2010 election. The first-ever election night polls of American Jews find the community bucking national trends and overwhelmingly supporting Democratic candidates and President Obama, as well as a bold US-led push for Middle East peace. Read More...

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