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Samantha Lachman

After Israeli Election Disappointment, Two-State Supporters Plan Their Next Moves

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Advocates of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict weren't too discouraged by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanya...

Samantha Lachman

James Baker Recalls An Israeli Prime Minister More Difficult Than Netanyahu

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State James Baker said Monday he remains "cautiously optimistic" for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian...

Jessica Schulberg

White House Chief of Staff Has Harsh Words For Israeli Leadership

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough brought a strong message to an American pro-Israel conference on Monday, telling a crowd of 3...

Samantha Lachman

Like Father, Like Son? James Baker, Who Was Tough On Israel Under George H.W. Bush, Will Now Advise Jeb

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- James Baker denies that he ever said "F*** the Jews, they didn't vote for us" while discussing the low share of the Jewish vote that for...

J Street: Why Nuance and Complexity is Breeding Success

Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater | Posted 12.06.2013 | Politics
Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater

I am back from J Street's fourth national conference in Washington, DC, attended by over 2800 people, including 900 college students, from around the ...

Joshua Hersh

Growing Pains For Pro-Israel Jewish Group At Annual Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 03.28.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- By the time former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told the crowd at J Street's annual gathering Monday night that he had "a little s...

Republicans and Democrats Agree: Cut Aid for Poor People, Not Israel

Medea Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Medea Benjamin

As Republicans and Democrats propose cuts in programs that actually benefit their constituents, they agree there's one area of the budget that's not to be touched: the annual $3 billion subsidy taxpayers provide to the Israeli military.

Remarks to JStreet on BDS

Rebecca Vilkomerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Vilkomerson

One of the strengths of the BDS movement is that it is both loose and broad, all sorts of campaigns and targets fit within it, depending upon local priorities and conditions.

Inside the J Street Conference

Salena Tramel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Salena Tramel

The events harnessed an energy similar to Obama's presidential run last year. Like that campaign, J Street came as a breath of fresh air for many who felt they were part of a silenced majority.

J Street Conference To Open Amid Controversy

Washington Post | Dan Eggen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

J Street, an advocacy and lobbying firm created 18 months ago, is holding its first annual conference beginning Sunday, with participation from about ...