As Macalester Student Rebecca Hornstein listened to Israeli, American, and Palestinian activists taking risks for peace at J Street, she asked herself, “What’s my excuse for not taking action?”
There is really nothing better than participating in something where you learn new things, meet new people, influence history, and have a good time while doing it!
2/3 of American Jews want active American leadership to resolve the conflict. So why are Republicans fighting this? Because their playbook is drastically out of date; & their talking points disconnected from facts on the ground and the will of American Jews.
In open letter, J Street seeks to mobilize American Jewish community in a different direction: to speak out for the two-state solution.
Daniel Gordis addresses J-Street Leadership Mission. Read his remarks and the challenge he issues to J-Street.
In Israel I found a circle of Jewish friends. Israel means a lot to me, but my sustaining Jewish identifier is really the community.
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What constitutes legitimate criticism of Israel? Is it appropriate for J Street to lobby Congress in opposition to Israel’s policies?
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Who’d have thunk that J Street, the upstart “Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace” organization that critics say threatens AIPAC’s message in Washington, would be a guest at this conference? [Video after the jump.]