New reality for an old phenomenon: How Obama and Israel changed the stakes of Jewish power
The group fights back after being kept out of the Conference of Presidents
A bad decision raises questions about the group that claims to speak for us all
The Israeli author discusses his new book, ‘My Promised Land,’ with students
For decades, shared interests kept all three players in a mutually beneficial relationship, but its end might not be such a bad thing
New two-state legislative initiatives will test how willing their base is to be led
Government shutdown sends J Street’s lobbying day into disarray
Nancy Pelosi called a two-state solution ‘essential to U.S. national security’
Discussed regional security issues and told his Golda Meir story again
In J Street keynote address, Labor party leader discussed peace process, Iran
Also applaud Fatah representative’s call for “full recognition of the Nakba”
Urged audience not to overlook Israel’s security needs in the quest for peace
Just weeks after the group, unlike AIPAC, wouldn’t support a Syria strike
Proof of peace process or proof of it not being an election year?
City Councilman Brad Lander’s coalition includes Hasids and J Streeters—but can he move beyond Brooklyn?
Six prominent thinkers and activists make their case—and their answers may surprise you
A bruising election keeps bruising
I’ve taught my children to love Israel. This summer, I tried to start a more complicated conversation.
As Dianne Feinstein accepts its endorsement, the liberal Israel advocacy group gets the gravitas it craves
J Street’s Ben-Ami questions ECI’s ‘substantive objections’
Plus $100k up for grabs! and more in the news
Plus new talks, Mofaz beats Livni, and more in the news
Plus is a Syria ceasefire in the offing? and more in the news
The Crisis of Zionism, his book arguing that the Israeli occupation alienates young American Jews, is sloppy with facts and emotionally contrived
UPDATED: Many conference attendees stand to the left of the official party line; some support the boycott of products made in West Bank settlements
The dovish organization, meeting this weekend in D.C., isn’t the first to propose an “alternative” pro-Israel stance. Breira did it 40 years ago.
Oren slams call; J Street’s Ben-Ami praises analysis, differs on prescription
Plus National Front attack in France, Kaddish for the Fogels, and more
The strongest evidence that the taboo against anti-Semitism is being eroded is the fact that obvious forms of verbal abuse are tolerated—even justified
Note to some of my fellow progressives: If we can’t argue about Israel without using anti-Semitic tropes, then the debate is lost before it even begins