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Demolitions in Susya Would Endanger Prospects for Two States

J Street is deeply concerned by news that the Israeli government plans to proceed with the partial demolition of Susya,...

Closing the Palestinian Diplomatic Offices in Washington Hurts Peace Efforts

A reported decision by the Trump administration to shutter the Palestinian diplomatic office in Washington, DC is a self-defeating step...

Violence Against Reform Jews at Western Wall is Inexcusable

J Street is appalled by an incident at the Western Wall today when a delegation of Reform Jews was roughed up by...

Israeli Bill to Unilaterally Annex Settlements to Jerusalem Would Cross Major Red Line

J Street is deeply alarmed by reports that Israel’s cabinet will vote on Sunday to advance the “Greater Jerusalem Bill.”...

Trump’s Baseless Decertification of Iran Deal is Dangerous; Congress Must Maintain the Agreement

President Trump’s expected announcement that the JCPOA is not in the US national security interest is a dangerous act of...

Trump’s Withdrawal from UNESCO Undermines US and Israeli Interests, Abdicates Leadership

The decision by the Trump administration to withdraw from full US membership in UNESCO is deeply misguided and will only...

ACLU Lawsuit on Kansas Anti-BDS Law Raises Important Questions About Free Speech Issues

J Street notes with interest the American Civil Liberties Union's filing of a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a...

Trump’s Decertification of JCPOA Would Be Baseless and Dangerous; Congress Must Maintain the Agreement

President Trump’s expected announcement to Congress that the JCPOA is not in the US national security interest is a baseless...

US Must Rebuke Netanyahu: Unilateral Annexation of Settlements Would Be Disastrous

By endorsing the unilateral annexation of Ma’aleh Adumim and many other Israeli settlements near Jerusalem, Prime Minister Netanyahu has fully...