J Street Statement on Iranian First Vice President's Anti-Semitic Remarks

June 27th, 2012

J Street condemns in the strongest possible terms the anti-Semitic and anti-Israel statements made by Iranian First Vice President Mohammad-Reza Rahimi at the United Nations-sponsored antidrug conference in Tehran. This latest incidence of hate speech is utterly disgraceful and reminiscent of centuries-old slanders against the Jewish people, which at various times and in various places incited horrifying persecution. Read More...

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J Street’s Jeremy Ben-Ami Condemns Ad Calling for War with Iran for Partisan Political Gain

June 14th, 2012

"The people who pushed for war with Iraq are now bent on starting a war with Iran. The security of the United States – and of Israel – are too important to stand idly by while some of Mitt Romney's biggest supporters press for another war... 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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Bipartisan Letter Urges Support for Diplomacy with Iran

May 22nd, 2012

WASHINGTON— Seventy-one Members of Congress sent a letter to President Obama on Tuesday expressing support for diplomatic efforts to address concerns over Iran’s nuclear activities. The bipartisan effort, led by Reps. David Price (D-NC) and David Dreier (R-CA), calls on the President to continue exerting pressure on Iran through further sanctions and other diplomatic tools. Read More...

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