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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J Street Welcomes Congressional Letter Reaffirming Support of Two-State Solution

March 31st, 2015

J Street welcomes Members of Congress standing alongside President Obama as he seeks to right the US-Israel special relationship after deeply troubling statements by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. 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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With Extension, Congress Must Let Negotiators Finish the Job

November 24th, 2014

J Street Director of Government Affairs Dylan Williams released the following statement today following the announcement that negotiations on Iran's nuclear program and the terms of the interim agreement governing the talks had been extended to July 2015 Read More...

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