J Street applauds House passage of US-Israel Strategic Partnership Act

March 5th, 2014

J Street applauds today's passage in the House of Representatives of the United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act (H.R.938) by a strong bipartisan vote. This legislation would declare Israel a major strategic partner of the United States, strengthen the United States-Israel Enhanced cooperation Act of 2012, which J Street also supported, and make it US policy to include Israel in the visa waiver program once Israel has satisfied the statutory requirements for participation in that program. Read More...

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J Street Applauds Passage of the United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act (H.R. 938)

March 5th, 2014

J Street applauds today's passage in the House of Representatives of the United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act (H.R.938) by a strong bipartisan vote. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes Letter to Obama Supporting Diplomacy with Iran & Opposing New Sanctions and Similar Legislation

February 12th, 2014

WASHINGTON – 104 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives declared their strong support for robust diplomacy to resolve concerns over Iran's nuclear program, days before formal talks are set to resume in Vienna. Read More...

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A Victory for Smart Policy

February 7th, 2014

Today, we can safely say that the Menendez-Kirk Iran sanctions legislation will not be brought to a vote in the Senate at this time. Read More...

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A Victory for Diplomacy

February 3rd, 2014

Last December, in the wake of the First Step Agreement between the US, its allies and Iran on that country’s nuclear program, some of the more hawkish American forces on foreign policy decided to pursue legislation to impose further sanctions on Iran. The new bill, in short, was designed to kill the talks. J Street and a host of other organizations went to work immediately to rescue the chances of a negotiated resolution to the Iran nuclear crisis. Read More...

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