J Street Articles


Jeb's Jim Baker Problem

12:18 PM, Mar 27, 2015

Matthew Continetti, writing at the Washington Free Beacon, explains why Jeb Bush has a problem in his foreign policy adviser James Baker. Baker recently spoke at a conference for the left-wing group J Street. Here's an excerpt from Continetti's column:

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Bush 'Disagrees' With 'Sentiments' Expressed by Adviser at Anti-Israel Conference

10:50 AM, Mar 24, 2015

A spokeswoman for former Florida governor Jeb Bush says the possible Republican presidential candidate "disagrees" with one of his foreign policy advisers who spoke at a left-wing anti-Israel group this week.

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'J Street Deceives Supporters'

10:46 AM, Nov 11, 2014

Paul Miller, writing in the New York Observer:

Before the final votes were counted on election night, the Progressive political action committee J Street was scrambling to save face. Failing to win competitive races and losing some of their strongest allies the self-declared “pro-Israel, pro-peace” group is taking chutzpah to a new level with the hope of convincing its donors and activists they still matter.

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'Massacre on J Street'

5:33 PM, Nov 06, 2014

Adam Kredo reports:

Political candidates backed by the controversial Middle East advocacy group J Street were trounced at the polls on Tuesday, with J Street’s endorsees losing in almost every competitive race.

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'J Streeter, Alleged Sexual Harasser Resigns as San Diego Mayor'

7:09 AM, Aug 24, 2013

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, whose political career has been aided by the left-leaning Middle East activist group J Street, announced his resignation from office on Friday amid a drawn-out and escalating sexual harassment scandal.

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J Street Visits Arafat's Memorial

12:29 PM, Jul 22, 2013

Mollie Adatto, writing in the Jerusalem Post:

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The Cajun Primary Rages

8:36 AM, Oct 06, 2012

As the Cajun primary in south Louisiana rages on, observers continue to describe the race between Congressmen Jeff Landry and Congressman Charles Boustany as a typical Tea Party versus establishment Republican race. But it isn’t.

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DNC Hosts 'Obama Shabbat'

10:18 AM, Aug 24, 2012

The Democratic National Committee is hosting an "Obama Shabbat" tonight at its Washington, D.C. headquarters to observe the Jewish sabbath. 

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Allen West Blasts 'Pro-Palestinian Jewish Organization'

12:34 PM, Mar 27, 2012

In a Facebook note published today, Congressman Allen West blasts J Street, or as he calls them, the "Pro-Palestinian Jewish Organization."

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J Street: Maybe ‘Israel Really Ain’t a Very Good Idea’

Obama’s favorite Middle East lobby drops the mask.
12:55 PM, Mar 15, 2011

Lori Lowenthal Marcus, president of Z Street, has done some excellent reporting on the recent 2011 J Street conference in Washington. J Street, an invention of Obama allies, has been feted at the White House, and addressed by senior Obama administration officials. It’s Obama’s favorite Jewish group.

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Video from J Street's Conference

12:42 PM, Mar 04, 2011

What do participants in J Street's national conference believe in? Here's a glimpse:

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Dennis Ross Offers No Praise to J Street

9:43 AM, Mar 04, 2011

J Street’s second annual conference – at least, that’s what it was called until the organizers realized it had actually been two years since their first annual conference – took place this past weekend in Washington, D.C. For the liberal lobbying group, which proudly (and falsely) calls itself “pro-Israel” and “pro-peace,” it’s been a rough two years.

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Emergency Committee for Israel Writes Dennis Ross Before Upcoming J Street Address

5:24 PM, Feb 24, 2011

Emergency Committee for Israel executive director Noah Pollak has written a letter to Ambassador Dennis Ross, urging him to use his upcoming address to the liberal lobbying group J Street “to explain why the Jewish State is not just one of our closest allies, but a country that fully deserves the admiration and moral support of all Americans.” If Ross does just this – express his support for Israel – he may not be received well, but “There are few moments when someone with [Ross’s] experience and credibility is invited into the anti-Israel echo chamber and provided an opportunity to dispel myths, combat falsehoods, deliver much-needed moral clarity – and state clearly that the United States stands with Israel.” 

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