Timing of Invitation for Netanyahu to Address Congress is Troubling

January 21st, 2015

As a pro-Israel organization which works to strengthen the deep ties of friendship and strategic alliance between the United States and Israel, we are obviously always grateful for the high honor of seeing an Israeli Prime Minister invited to address the US Congress. However, we feel that it was a mistake for House Speaker John Boehner to invite Prime Minister Netanyahu now. Read More...

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Netanyahu Should Withdraw Statement that Opposing Settlements is Un-American

October 6th, 2014

Prime Minister Netanyahu’s statement in a TV interview that opposing Jewish settlements is against American values and implies support for ethnic purification of the West Bank is an outrageous perversion of the truth. Read More...

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J Street Statement on Gaza Conflict

July 30th, 2014

J Street is deeply shocked and saddened by the losses suffered in this round of violence, from dozens of Israeli soldiers and civilians to the more than a thousand Gaza residents dead, and thousands more wounded. Read More...

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Bipartisan letter backs diplomacy, eschews imposing unworkable demands on Iran

March 18th, 2014

J Street applauds the 395 Members of Congress who today sent President Barack Obama a letter expressing strong bipartisan support for diplomacy with Iran. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes President's Commitments on Israel and Iran

January 29th, 2014

J Street welcomes statements in President Obama's State of the Union address highlighting diplomacy as the way to defuse conflicts across the Middle East - and particularly his commitment to pursue a diplomatic solution to the Iran nuclear crisis if possible and to press forwards with efforts to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read More...

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