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Posts Tagged: j street

April 28, 2017 2:58 pm
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J Street Embraces an Israeli Settlement

JNS.org - J Street, the left-wing group that claims to be staunchly opposed to Israeli settlements, has embraced an Israeli settlement. What? How can that be? This...

April 19, 2017 12:34 pm
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A Predictable BDS Win at Tufts

News that Tufts University was the latest to join an ignominious list of schools at which student governments have voted to boycott, divest from and...

April 10, 2017 5:19 pm
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How BDS Harms the Palestinians

When Israel enacted a new policy last month banning the entry of BDS advocates into the Jewish state, some of the strongest criticism came from a group that touts...

April 3, 2017 6:35 am
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AIPAC Is the Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace Lobby

If every Jew in America attended the AIPAC Policy Conference, there would still be critics who claim that it does not represent the community -- that it has alienated one...

March 23, 2017 6:49 pm
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With Only Two Democrats Voting in Favor, Senate Confirms David Friedman as Next US Ambassador to Israel

Attorney David Friedman was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday to be the next US ambassador to Israel. President Donald Trump’s nomination of Friedman was approved...

March 21, 2017 6:01 pm
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Israeli Officials Accuse Obama Holdover of ‘Straining the Atmosphere’ of Trump Envoy’s Recent Israel Visit

Israeli officials are accusing US National Security Council Middle East staffer Yael Lempert -- a holdover from the Obama administration -- of “straining the atmosphere”...

March 16, 2017 10:06 am
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American Liberal Jewish Leaders Fuel Antisemitism

We try to rationalize that the anti-Zionist behavior of individual Jews does not justify antisemitic bigotry. However, the crass political exploitation of their Jewish identity by...

March 10, 2017 6:31 am
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J Street’s Unusual ‘Support’ for Israel

J Street has an unusual way of showing that it "is the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans." J Street was formed in 2008 as a...

March 9, 2017 1:13 pm
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Senate Foreign Relations Committee Approves Trump’s Nomination of David Friedman as Next US Envoy to Israel; Only One Democrat Backs Appointment

The Senate Foreign Relations committee on Thursday voted 12-9 to approve President Donald Trump’s nomination of attorney David Friedman as the next US ambassador to...

February 9, 2017 3:19 pm
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Prominent Anti-Trump Rabbi: It Would Be ‘Anti-Jewish’ to Deny President’s Pick for Israel Ambassador a Chance to Be Heard

It would be “anti-Jewish” to deny President Donald Trump’s controversial pick for Israel ambassador the opportunity to speak, a prominent member of the American-Jewish clergy...

January 26, 2017 7:43 am
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The Washington Post’s Biased Sources: Settlement Watch, J Street, the PLO and the PA

When the media use advocacy groups with political agendas as sources, they have an obligation to present the views of the other side. At the...

December 28, 2016 7:08 pm
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Leading US Jewish Groups Slam Kerry’s Speech; AIPAC Calls It ‘Failed Attempt to Defend the Indefensible’

Secretary of State John Kerry’s Wednesday speech on the Israel-Palestinian peace process was “a failed attempt to defend the indefensible,” a leading US pro-Israel group said. Contrary to...

December 22, 2016 12:57 pm
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J Street’s Hypocrisy on Holocaust Analogies: You Can’t Have It Both Ways

JNS.org -- J Street and likeminded groups are denouncing Donald Trump’s ambassador-designate to Israel, David Friedman, over a comment he once made comparing Jewish advocates of...

December 16, 2016 1:17 pm
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Trump’s Pick of David Friedman as Next US Envoy to Israel Draws Praise From Jewish Right, Dismay From Left

President-elect Donald Trump’s pick of attorney David Friedman to serve as the next US ambassador to Israel has drawn praise from right-wing Jewish groups and...

Features

Israeli-German Spat Highlights Europe’s Funding of BDS and Terror

JNS.org - A diplomatic spat between Israel and Germany has provided a prominent platform...

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Israel

Palestinians Claim Dozens Wounded at Demonstrations for Hunger-Striking Pri...

Palestinian spokesman Anas Diek said three people were hospitalized, including one who was shot in the head by a rubber...

Middle East

Islamic Cleric Favored by PA President Abbas: Israel Waging War on Muslims ...

Israel is waging war on Muslims with drugs and "sex mania," a leading Islamic cleric in the Palestinian Authority alleged during...

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