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Statement in response to Rabbi Eric Yoffie’s Comments in the Forward on December 31

J Street takes serious issue with Rabbi Eric Yoffie’s op-ed in the December 31st Forward, in which he attacks us...

Gaza: Ceasefire now!

Last weekend, Israeli Defense Forces launched a major military operation against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, leaving hundreds dead and...

Overcoming the Status Quo

As 2008 draws to a close, we’re excited by J Street’s strides to establish a new political voice for the...

"House of Contention" buyer speaks about role in Hebron riots

Morris Abraham, the New York City-based American Jew who claims to have originally purchased the "House of Contention" that became...

Israeli Crackdown on Settlers in Hebron

Jeremy Ben-Ami, Executive Director of J Street, issued the following statement on December 4, 2008, in response to the Israeli...

Tell Obama’s team: Make Middle East diplomacy a priority

President-elect Barack Obama has just introduced his new foreign policy team and reiterated his determination to chart a new course...

Stop Jewish Republican Obama smear campaign

The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) just launched a new disturbing attack ad. This one reads, "Barack Obama's Friends: Pro-Palestinian. Anti-Israel....

We Won! Palin Not Speaking at Iran Rally

We collected over 20,000 signatures in 24 hours asking Iran Unity rally organizer Malcolm Hoenlein to take Sarah Palin off...

Does John McCain support a two-state solution?

For the last decade, the United States has supported resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a negotiated agreement leading to two...