J Street Welcomes Iran Policy Oversight Bill

October 1st, 2015

J Street applauds the introduction of legislation by Senate Foreign Relations Ranking Member Ben Cardin (D-MD) and several of his colleagues to ensure strong Congressional oversight of enforcement of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and other key aspects of US policy toward Iran. J Street supports the bill and will lobby for for its passage and enactment into law. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes Senate Vote on Iran Nuclear Agreement

September 10th, 2015

As strong supporters of the Iran nuclear agreement, J Street is pleased that President Obama will not need to exercise his veto power in order to move forward with its implementation. The wide and vocal backing the President has received from his party in Congress has sent a clear message to the world that the United States is ready and able to honor its international commitments. Read More...

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J Street Deplores House Conduct in Iran Nuclear Debate

September 10th, 2015

J Street is dismayed at the way the Republican majority in the House of Representatives has decided to handle the Iran nuclear agreement, turning a serious national security issue into a political circus fueled by an absurd conspiracy theory. Read More...

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NEW POLL: Majority of American Jews Support Iran Nuclear Deal

July 28th, 2015

A new national survey of 1,000 American Jews, conducted by GBA Strategies for J Street, finds that a large majority of Jews support the agreement recently reached between the United States, world powers, and Iran. 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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