74 Members of Congress Say Support for a Two-State Solution ‘Inseparable’ from Support for Israel

April 11th, 2012

WASHINGTON — J Street applauded the 74 Members of Congress who have signed a letter to President Obama affirming that active US leadership toward achieving a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is an “essential element of the United States’ unbreakable commitment” to Israel. Read More...

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APN, J Street, NIF respond to Bret Stephens' characterization of President Obama on Israel

March 7th, 2012

Americans for Peace Now, J Street and the New Israel Fund today issued their first-ever joint statement condemning the unseemly attack on President Obama by the Wall Street Journal’s Bret Stephens. Stephens focuses on the President's association with our organizations and some of our key supporters. This is simply the latest in a litany of partisan attacks on the President for standing for and with the values that are actually at the very heart of the Jewish community. Read More...

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Making Sense of the Jewish Vote: New Poll Analysis

March 2nd, 2012

Leading pollster Jim Gerstein, who conducted J Street’s polls of the Jewish community in July 2011, released a memo Friday that concludes there is no danger of President Obama losing a major share of the Jewish vote in 2012. Read More...

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J Street's Jeremy Ben-Ami Responds To Atlanta Jewish Times Publisher's Call to Consider Presidential Assassination

January 23rd, 2012

WASHINGTON— J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami issued the following statement in response to an editorial written by the publisher of the Atlanta Jewish Times calling for Israel to consider assassinating President Barack Obama: Read More...

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Guest Post: Peace is Possible, by Representative Charles B. Rangel

June 9th, 2011

In a J Street guest post, Representative Charles B. Rangel "join[s] with President Barack Obama's call for our two great nations [Israel and the United States] to move beyond the current stalemate in peace negotiations with the Palestinians and re-launch efforts to establish a lasting two-state solution." Read More...

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