A New U.S. Strategy for the Aftermath of the Gaza War

IPF Statement on Ceasefire

Rebuilding Gaza and salvaging Mideast peace

IPF Condemns Hamas' Breach of Ceasefire

Amidst Gaza Conflict, IPF Expresses Support and Condolences

IPF Concerned By Escalation of Rocket Attacks

IPF Commends Arrest of Six Suspects, Calls for Respect and Restraint

Engaging Israel and key Arab states for peace

Avoiding a tragedy of historic proportions

Maj. Gen. (ret.) Amos Yadlin on Negotiations at Crossroads

IPF will deeply miss Ambassador Samuel W. Lewis

IPF Applauds Netanyahu's Support for Regional Peace

A Conversation on Israel's Future with Isaac 'Bougie' Herzog

150+ US Jewish leaders express support for continuing talks

Secretary of State Kerry Deserves Respect and Gratitude

IPF statement on Iran interim accord and proposed legislation

Israel Policy Forum is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that provides resources and advocacy for a strong, Jewish and democratic state at peace with its neighbors.  IPF convenes forums and publishes commentary and analysis that promote pragmatic strategies for achieving regional peace and security. IPF mobilizes policy experts and community leaders to build support for those ideas in the U.S. and Israel.


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Oct 10, 2014

This week began with condemnation by Israeli officials over the Swedish decision to recognize the State of Palestine. Sunday also saw the flare up of violence along the Israeli-Lebanese border. The violence increased Tuesday, with the detonation of two Hezbollah bombs along the border. On Thursday, the Palestinian unity government, headed by Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, held its first cabinet meeting in Gaza. In the midst of this holiday season, unrest in Jerusalem continues to unfold. At IPF we want to wish everyone Chag Sukkot Sameach.

Oct 03, 2014

This week began with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivering his annual speech at the United Nations General Assembly, where he focused on Israel’s regional threats and opportunities. On Tuesday, it was reported that dozens of Jewish Israelis moved into the Arab neighborhood of Silwan in East Jerusalem. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Netanyahu met President Obama at The White House. Just prior to the meeting, it was released that the Jerusalem municipality had given final approval to build 2,610 houses beyond the Green Line. On the eve of Yom Kippur, IPF would like to wish everyone Shana Tovah and G’mar chatima tovah. May the coming year be more peaceful then the last.   

Sep 12, 2014

This week in Israel, debate is split between leaders who believe in actively engaging the Palestinian Authority and moderate Arab states, and leaders who oppose a two-state solution. Among the Palestinians, conflict still surrounds Fatah and Hamas, especially over the payment of Hamas civil servant wages. On Wednesday night, Barak Obama addressed the American people and outlined a plan to combat and defeat the threat posed by the ISIS. Throughout this week, tensions in Jerusalem have been reaching new heights as clashes between Jews and Palestinians increase.

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Dennis Ross and Daniel Kurtzer each provided creative ideas for diplomacy in the aftermath of the Gaza conflict.