Two State Alert | Obama and Kerry affirm US commitment to 2 state solution at Saban Forum

December 7th, 2013

At this weekend's Saban Forum in Washington, DC, President Obama and Secretary Kerry both made strong statements reaffirming that the US commitment to a diplomatic resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a top administration priority. Read More...

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Why the two-state solution is important for all Americans

December 6th, 2013

Most Americans are concerned about the economy, the Affordable Care Act, the nuclear ambitions of Iran, and global warming --- the Israel-Palestine conflict does not make the top ten list. But allow me to suggest that resolving the conflict deserves the high priority that Secretary of State John Kerry has given it, and that Americans of many persuasions should speak out in support of Kerry’s efforts. Read More...

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J Street Backs Kerry's Diplomatic Approach to Iran

October 30th, 2013

J Street welcomes Secretary of State John Kerry's comments on October 28th affirming the United States' commitment to exploring a diplomatic resolution to international concerns over Iran's nuclear program. The Secretary was correct to say that "the idea that the United States of America [as] a responsible nation to all of humankind would not explore [diplomacy] would be the height of irresponsibility and dangerous in itself." Read More...

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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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