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Arabs should support J Street

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Arabs should support J Street

Arabs should support J Street Arabs, Palestinians and Muslims need to be strategic in fighting for Palestinian rights. That means we have to reject broad stroke rejections, and distinguish among coalitions not on the basis of religion but on the basis of belief. We can’t reject support from Jews or Israelis who share in our…

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Gutierrez, Ellison urge support of Two-States

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Gutierrez, Ellison urge support of Two-States

Democratic Congressman Luis Gutierrez of Chicago and Democratic Congressman Keith Ellison of Minnesota both reaffirmed their support for the Two-State solution for a peace accord between Palestine and Israel in a mass mailing distributed this week by J-Street. The message is intended to push the belief that despite political differences on who they supported in…

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Rubio’s humiliation offers break for Middle East peace

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Rubio’s humiliation offers break for Middle East peace

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio’s embarrassing defeat as a presidential candidate, and his even more humiliating failure to win his own state, Florida, in the presidential primary, has created a great opportunity for the forces of Middle East goodwill to step up to the plate and elect a progressive who can move Israeli-Palestinian peace forward, Patrick Murphy By Ray Hanania Nothing was…

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J Street proves commitment to true Democracy

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J Street proves commitment to true Democracy

When was the last time an Arab organization elected a Jew to head one of its pro-Democracy movements? Or when a Muslim group elected a Christian to lead its fight for justice? Or maybe a Jewish group electing a Muslim to lead its student movement? J Street answered this last one loud and clear By…

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Israeli leaders who challenge Israel’s extremists

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Israeli leaders who challenge Israel’s extremists

Although fanatic extremists who embrace violence and terrorism have control of Israel’s government, many moderate Israelis who oppose the rising stridency of the Israeli conservatives continue to push for peace and justice. The same battle is being waged here in America among American Jews speaking out against extremism, not just in the Arab World but in their…

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Block the Boat Versus Israeli Zim Shipping Company

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Block the Boat Versus Israeli Zim Shipping Company

Block the Boat Versus Israeli Zim Shipping Company By Eileen Fleming Block the Boat actions against Israel-based Zim Integrated Shipping Services, began in Oakland, California and quickly spread to Tacoma, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Tampa. Last month in Oakland, four days of demonstrations by Block the Boat activists stopped the Zim Piraeus from fully unloading…

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