J Street On Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Word on the Street: Israel’s 70th Anniversary

    The 70th anniversary of the founding of the modern state of Israel prompts complex feelings in me — and I suspect in most of us in the J Street community. The very fact that Israel came into More...

J Street On Sunday, November 19th, 2017

A Battle for the Soul of Our Community

  There’s a battle going on right now for the heart and soul of the Jewish community. Over the past few months, the lines in this battle have become strikingly clear. On the one side, there’s the large More...

J Street On Monday, November 13th, 2017

Stop Demolitions, Build Peace

With the Netanyahu government tacking hard to the right while the Trump administration largely stays silent, it’s no secret that the prospects for a two-state solution are in serious jeopardy. The far-right is More...

J Street On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Trump’s Tweet

Between attacking NFL players, NBA teams and Senator John McCain this weekend, President Trump found time to share some thoughts about Iran and North Korea on Twitter. We’ve come to expect the president to be More...

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J Street On Friday, July 14th, 2017

Q&A: Has the Iran Nuclear Agreement Been Successful?

  This week marks two years since the United States and the other nations of the P5+1 first agreed to the JCPOA agreement with Iran nuclear. On this anniversary, J Street wanted to answer a few important questions More...

J Street On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

The Situation in Gaza – Questions & Answers

Why is Gaza facing an electricity crisis? In the years since Israel’s 2005 unilateral disengagement from the Gaza Strip and the subsequent taking of power by Hamas in 2006, the residents of Gaza have paid a More...

J Street On Saturday, April 1st, 2017

We Went to Engage & Were Called Pigs and Worse

Two days ago, I was part of a J Street U delegation attending a major summit at the United Nations dedicated to confronting BDS. We went because we too oppose the Global BDS Movement and wanted to offer a serious, More...

J Street On Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Part II: Friends of Settlements, Not a Two-State Solution

  Over the past several years, a number of organizations have sprung up in the United States to raise and disperse tax-deductible donations to Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Collectively, they have More...


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