Oslo, 20 Years Later

September 12th, 2013

In the next month we remember two important milestones in the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Tomorrow (Sept 13) marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Oslo Accords on the White House lawn. And October 6 is the 40th anniversary of the outbreak of the Yom Kippur War. Read More...

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J Street Praises Resolution Backing Kerry’s Efforts

July 30th, 2013

J Street today applauded Senator Dianne Feinstein's (D-CA) introduction of a resolution commending Secretary Kerry's efforts to relaunch formal Israeli-Palestinian talks, and pledging the Senate's support for a sustained US diplomatic initiative to end the conflict. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes Appointment of Martin Indyk as Special Envoy

July 29th, 2013

Martin Indyk’s appointment to shepherd the resumed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks is a positive sign of the seriousness with which the Obama administration is approaching these crucial negotiations. Read More...

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Kerry Announces Resumption of Peace Talks

July 19th, 2013

Secretary of State John Kerry’s tireless efforts to resume Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations have created an historic opportunity which must not be missed. Read More...

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Word on the Street: Crossroads

July 17th, 2013

As I write these words, Secretary of State John Kerry is in the midst of another Mideast trip, having spent two days in Amman meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and representatives of the Arab League. A visit to Jerusalem may come later this week. Read More...

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