Why J Street Supports the Iran Nuclear Deal

July 15th, 2015

The agreement between the United States, its five international partners and Iran, to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, represents a major step forward that will make the world appreciably safer. Having studied the text of the agreement, J Street intends to back it and work hard for its implementation, making the case to Congress that this agreement serves the vital security interests of both the United States and Israel. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes News of Iran Nuclear Agreement

July 14th, 2015

J Street welcomes news of the agreement struck today by the United States and its international partners with Iran to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. Read More...

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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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