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J Street Deeply Saddened by the Passing of Chairman Elijah Cummings

The entire J Street family is deeply saddened by the news that Elijah Cummings, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee and representative of Maryland’s 7th district, has passed away today. Our thoughts and condolences go out to the Congressman’s family and friends, to his House colleagues and to the people of Baltimore and all of […]

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New Poll: Democratic Voters Are Supportive of Israel and Simultaneously Critical of Israeli Government Policies

National survey finds Democratic voters most likely to back presidential candidate who acts as fair and impartial broker in Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations WASHINGTON, DC — A clear majority of likely Democratic primary voters have favorable views of Israel and believe it is compatible to hold these views and be critical of the Israeli government, according […]

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Forward: No, Smearing Democratic Candidates as ‘Anti-Israel’ Won’t Sway Voters

By Aaron Davis June 4, 2018 Less than six months from this November’s pivotal midterm elections, the astonishing unpopularity of President Trump is creating massive headaches for his allies in districts across the country. Channelling their frustration into political action, energized voters are aiming to unseat Trump’s enablers and bring about sweeping political change in […]

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JStreetPAC 2018 Kickoff Video

President Trump’s victory and actions since have posed a monumental challenge to everything that we hold dear. That is why our political goal in 2018 is to elect a pro-Israel, pro-peace majority in Congress — pulling the emergency brake on Trump’s reckless agenda and putting our foreign policy back on the right track.

Take a moment to watch our 2018 kickoff video.

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Roll Call: Opinion: Trump’s Political Retribution Threatens Palestinian Lives and Israeli Security

Roll Call: Opinion: Trump’s Political Retribution Threatens Palestinian Lives and Israeli Security We can’t allow bruised egos to endanger our nation’s interests 02/15/18 05:01 AM EDT The Trump administration’s decision to withhold funding from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, or UNRWA, abandons millions of vulnerable refugees, jeopardizes Israel’s security and undermines the […]

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J Street and the 2016 Election in the Home Stretch

  The Context and Opportunity: This election cycle, foreign policy continues to play a more central role than in any election since 2004. National security remains a threshold issue that candidates must address before breaking through with voters on other topics. The electorate is anxious for policies that safeguard the United States and its interests […]

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In battle for Senate, the Iran deal is looming large (JTA)

By Ron Kampeas WASHINGTON (JTA) – While the Iran nuclear deal gets fleeting attention in the presidential race, it is shaping up as a key issue in at least nine states integral to Democrats’ hopes of regaining control of the U.S. Senate. Rival pro-Israel factions are pouring money into many of those races, and candidates are using support or […]

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