April 2010 Common Ground on Israel
The following position was unanimously approved by the JCRC Council on Tuesday, April 13, 2010:
Speaking about Israel: Finding Common Ground
In hopes of nurturing and encouraging a broad community conversation about Israel, we share the following principles of common ground, and affirm our commitment to:
• The right of Israel to exist as the Jewish state.
• The safety and security of Israel and its people.
• Full and open discussion on the range of issues concerning Israel.
• Civility in language and in behavior in dialogue about Israel, even in the face of disagreements