J Street On The UN

September 8th, 2011

With the pending approach of the Palestinians to the United Nations for membership this September, J Street has just issued a policy paper which urges the continuation of serious diplomatic efforts by the United States and the international community to avert a showdown, calls on the Palestinians to defer their application, and supports the United States’ declared intention to veto the application at the Security Council. J Street also issued an open letter calling on the American Jewish community to shift the energy it is putting into defeating the Palestinian initiative at the UN into promoting the urgency of a two-state resolution to the conflict. In an email to the J Street community today, J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami reaffirmed the movement’s deep commitment to a Palestinian state – because it is so vital to Israel’s security, democratic character and Jewish nature to achieve a two-state solution. Read More...

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J Street Meets Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

May 8th, 2011

In a meeting today with J Street's National Leadership Mission, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reaffirmed his willingness to proceed to immediate negotiations with Israel if a credible diplomatic initiative is put forward and Israel freezes settlement activity for two to three months. Read More...

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J Street Leaders Bring Message of Urgency to Israel in Call for a Two-State Solution

May 1st, 2011

Delegation meeting with Israeli and Palestinian Presidents, other top political leaders JERUSALEM-- J Street national leaders are arriving in Israel for meetings this week with Israeli President Shimon Peres, Deputy Prime Minister Dan Meridor, Leader of the Opposition Tzipi Livni, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, and others. Read More...

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J Street Hails Diplomatic Breakthrough

November 30th, -0001

Secretary of State John Kerry’s tireless efforts to resume Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations have created a historic new opportunity which must not be missed. Read More...

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