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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Two State Alert | Obama and Kerry affirm US commitment to 2 state solution at Saban Forum

December 7th, 2013

At this weekend's Saban Forum in Washington, DC, President Obama and Secretary Kerry both made strong statements reaffirming that the US commitment to a diplomatic resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a top administration priority. Read More...

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Why the two-state solution is important for all Americans

December 6th, 2013

Most Americans are concerned about the economy, the Affordable Care Act, the nuclear ambitions of Iran, and global warming --- the Israel-Palestine conflict does not make the top ten list. But allow me to suggest that resolving the conflict deserves the high priority that Secretary of State John Kerry has given it, and that Americans of many persuasions should speak out in support of Kerry’s efforts. Read More...

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