J Street applauds introduction of legislation to strengthen sanctions targeting Hezbollah

April 11th, 2014

J Street's Director of Government Affairs Dylan Williams issued the following statement in support of new legislation to strengthen sanctions aimed at Hezbollah: Read More...

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J Street Calls on Congress to Swiftly Pass the Iron Dome Support Act

March 28th, 2013

J Street applauds the reintroduction of the Iron Dome Support Act, lead by Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA-53), and strongly supports its swift passage. Israel’s ‘Iron Dome’ rocket defense system is key to helping protect Israeli civilians and soldiers from rocket attacks from Hamas, Hezbollah, and other militant groups. Maintaining and expanding this project will help save lives and improve the quality of life of Israelis, particularly in the South of Israel, who have lived under the threat and reality of rocket attacks for too long. Read More...

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EU Should List Hezbollah As Terrorist Group

February 5th, 2013

Following the Bulgarian Government's confirmation that Hezbollah was behind last July's attack on a tour bus which killed five Israeli tourists and their Bulgarian driver, J Street on Tuesday reiterated its call on European governments and the European Union to list Hezbollah as a terrorist group without delay. 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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J Street Statement on the Iron Dome Support Act

April 23rd, 2012

WASHINGTON — J Street Director of Government Affairs Dylan Williams today issued the following statement in support of the Iron Dome Support Act (S.2325 and H.R.4229): “J Street strongly supports passage of the Iron Dome Support Act. Israel’s ‘Iron Dome’ rocket defense system is essential to protecting Israeli civilians from rocket attacks from Hamas, Hezbollah, and other militant groups. Maintaining and expanding this project will help save lives and improve the quality of life of civilians, particularly in the South of Israel, who have lived under a cloud of fear of rocket attacks for too long. Read More...

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