Obama interview demonstrates once again that he is a true friend to Israel

June 3rd, 2015

J Street welcomes important remarks made by President Obama this week in an interview on Israel’s Channel 2, in which he expressed concern over the Israeli government’s credibility on the two-state solution. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes Compromise on Iran Agreement Review Bill

April 15th, 2015

J Street welcomes the compromise reached between members of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 (S.615). Under the compromise that won unanimous support in the committee, key provisions in the original draft, that had threatened to kill the nuclear negotiations with Iran, were removed. We also welcome the White House's openness to signing the bill in its new, benign form into law. Read More...

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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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