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Bernie Sanders at J Street: One can be pro-Israel and rap its government

WASHINGTON (JTA) — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, speaking with affection of his life in Israel decades ago, told a rapturous J Street conference that one could sharply criticize the Israeli government’s policies and be pro-Israel. 569 more words

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J Street, JCPA launch conferences grappling with Jewish advocacy under Trump

WASHINGTON (JTA) — J Street, the liberal Middle East policy group, and the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, the public policy umbrella for Jewish community councils around the country, launched annual conferences in Washington that each focused on challenges to Jewish activism during the Trump administration. 573 more words

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J STREET: WILL TRUMP FACILITATE ANNEXATION OR A TWO-STATE SOLUTION?

WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump has to choose between creeping annexation or a final status agreement that leads to a Palestinian state, J Street executive director Jeremy Ben-Ami told Israeli journalists in Washington on Tuesday morning. 584 more words

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"As confirmation hearing approaches, liberal group urges US citizens to up pressure against David Friedman"

JERUSALEM POST
J Street Fervently Campaigns Against Trump’s Pick for Ambassador to Israel
by Tamara Zieve
February 13, 2017

Liberal Jewish lobbying group J Street has launched a campaign against David Friedman, US President Donald Trump’s pick to serve as ambassador to Israel. 71 more words

Israel & Middle East

Bibi's DC visit next week marks "beginning of a new era in Israel’s relations with the US. But to make the most of this unprecedented opportunity, Israel needs to recognize its role as America’s ally"

JERUSALEM POST
Beautiful Friendship
by Caroline B. Glick
February 9, 2017

Democrats in both houses of Congress joined with their Republican counterparts in condemning UN Security Council Resolution 2334 that criminalized Israel. 91 more words

Israel & Middle East

J Street Obit: "An organization vilified by former friends, distanced from the left in Israel and distrusted by many more as a result of the mishandling of its own reputation"

THE HILL
J Street’s dead end
by Gregg Roman
January 22, 2017

The fledgling J Street found itself at the top table with veteran Jewish and pro-Israel organizations at the White House, with almost unprecedented access during Obama’s two terms. 77 more words

Israel & Middle East

The Evil Architects at J Street Take a Bow

On January 5, 2017, the left-wing organization J Street took out a full page advertisement in The New York Times to thank President Obama for letting a UN Security Council resolution pass that condemned Israelis living east of the Green Line (EGL). 680 more words

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