J Street Commends President Obama's Middle East Speech

May 19th, 2011

J Street commends President Obama for his important speech today outlining his approach to the changing Middle East and stating that efforts to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a two-state solution are “more urgent than ever.” Read More...

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Statement on George Mitchell's Resignation as U.S. Mideast Envoy

May 13th, 2011

J Street has deep respect for George Mitchell’s service as special Middle East peace envoy over the past two years. We are and will continue to be inspired by the Ambassador’s firm conviction that "there is no such thing as a conflict that can’t be ended." Read More...

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Tell Obama: Go to Jerusalem

March 31st, 2011

J Street is calling on President Obama to visit Jerusalem in the coming months with a new diplomatic initiative that leads to a two-state solution and averts a September UN vote that will cause even deeper international isolation for Israel without solving the conflict. Read More...

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116 Members of Congress Call for Continued Aid to Israel, PA; Active Promotion of Two States

March 18th, 2011

J Street welcomed a congressional letter to President Obama signed by 116 members of Congress, in support of the Administration's efforts to maintain current levels of foreign aid to Israel and the Palestinian Authority. It urges President Obama to use this critical moment in the Middle East as an opportunity to reaffirm the United States' leadership in pursuit of a two-state resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes Daniel Shapiro's Nomination as Next U.S. Ambassador to Israel

March 10th, 2011

Daniel Shapiro's long-standing commitment to achieving a two-state resolution of the conflict and deep knowledge of the region is unmatched, and he will be an invaluable asset to American diplomacy in the Middle East. Read More...

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