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Kate Press

J Street

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Kate joined J Street's Field Team after working with J Street U as the East Coast Organizer. In this role, she helped students organize on campus. Currently, she works with members of the NY Metro and Northern New Jersey communities to advocate for a two state solution through strong American leadership.

A Two State Solution--Why Israel Depends On It

Israel

Why does the future of Israel as a democratic homeland for the Jews depend on the two-state solution? What role should American Jews play? Come and learn with J Street about why the urgency of the moment demands a new, bolder, and more assertive approach to achieve two states before time runs out.

Engaging with Israel

Israel

How do we ensure a long term base of support for Israel in the US? How do we engage a broad swath of American Jews on Israel? In his now famous article, Peter Beinart wrote that “for several decades, the Jewish Establishment asked American Jews to check their liberalism at Zionism’s door, and now, to their horror, they are finding that many young Jews have checked their Zionism instead.” Rabbis and Jewish communal officials constantly express concern about young Jews' disengagement from Israel. They commission studies, run focus groups, and convene meetings in an attempt to determine how they can engage the next generation and ensure a lasting connection to the state of Israel. Could an open, constructive conversation on Israel ensure its future support amongst American Jews?

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