J Street applauds letter backing diplomacy with Iran signed by more than one-third of House

May 7th, 2015

J Street welcomes news that 150 Members of Congress have signed a letter to the President in support of diplomacy now underway to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. 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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Leading Arab, Jewish and Iranian Groups Jointly Welcome Framework for Preventing Nuclear-Armed Iran

April 6th, 2015

The Arab American Institute (AAI), J Street, and the National Iranian American Council (NIAC) issued the following joint statement regarding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action framework struck by Iran and the P5+1: We congratulate President Obama, Secretary Kerry, and the US negotiating team for successfully reaching an historic agreement that provides a framework for preventing a nuclear-armed Iran and averts a disastrous war. While there is much work to be done to address our remaining concerns regarding Iran's objectionable policies, reaching a final agreement by June on the nuclear issue is an important step to enhancing American and regional security. Read More...

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A Historic Framework for Nuclear Negotiations with Iran

April 2nd, 2015

J Street welcomes the historic framework for a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action reached in international negotiations on Iran's nuclear program. Read More...

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J Street Applauds Feinstein-Murphy Resolution Supporting Diplomacy

January 26th, 2015

J Street Vice President of Government Affairs Dylan Williams released the following statement on a resolution introduced today by Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Chris Murphy (D-CT) and nine of their colleagues in support of ongoing P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran. Read More...

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