J Street Calls On New Right-Wing Netanyahu Government to Prove Two-State Commitment

May 6th, 2015

As Americans and as supporters of Israel, J Street respects and values Israel's democratic process even when it results in a government with whose policies we may disagree. The new Israeli government will be judged by its actions in confronting the major challenges facing Israel. High on the agenda must be securing Israel’s long-term security and its democracy, which can only be achieved through an agreement to end the conflict with the Palestinians based on a two-state solution. The new government must also work hard to repair the crucial US-Israel relationship, which has been severely strained by Netanyahu’s actions. Read More...

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Yesterday's election, Israel's Future

March 18th, 2015

Benjamin Netanyahu’s victory is a deep disappointment to all who hoped that Israel might choose a new direction for the country in yesterday’s election. Read More...

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J Street Responds to Netanyahu's Rejection of Two States

March 16th, 2015

J Street is deeply concerned by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s public disavowal of his previous support for a peace agreement with Palestinians based on a two-state solution. Read More...

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J Street Letter to Congress on Netanyahu Address

February 10th, 2015

The below letter was sent from J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami to members of Congress on February 10, 2015. 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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