J Street Statement on Moves to Force Closure of the PLO Mission in the United States

November 30th, 2012

J Street expresses grave concern over moves in Congress to force the closure of the diplomatic offices of the Palestinian Liberation Organization in the United States. We urge the President, Senators and Members of the House of Representatives to work to ensure that the PLO is permitted to maintain its diplomatic mission to our country. Read More...

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It's Our Time To Lead

November 30th, 2012

In the coming days, weeks, and months we’ll be rolling out actions to the President; to a new Secretary of State; to the House of Representatives and the Senate; and to the American Jewish community and other friends of Israel, urging them to join us in this endeavor. Check out our resource page to see our calls to action. Read More...

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J Street Applauds Broad Bipartisan Letters Urging the European Union to Designate Hezbollah a Terrorist Organization

September 27th, 2012

J Street applauds the broad bipartisan support in both chambers of Congress for letters urging the European Union to join the United States in designating Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. Read More...

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New “holds” on Palestinian aid again undermine Israel’s security

June 12th, 2012

WASHINGTON — J Street Director of Government Affairs Dylan Williams issued the following statement concerning “holds” placed by House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) on FY2012 funds for US training of Palestinian security forces, and Palestinian civil society and humanitarian projects benefiting Israel’s security: Read More...

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House Requires Report on Consequences of Military Strike on Iran

May 31st, 2012

“Today’s vote reaffirms that Congress is hearing the warnings of American and Israeli security experts who believe that a military strike on Iran would not only fail to stop its nuclear program, but could actually trigger its acceleration,” said Dylan Williams, J Street’s Director of Government Affairs. “Members of Congress ultimately don’t want to enter into a conflict which fails to achieve its objectives and results in devastating losses to our troops and our allies.” Read More...

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