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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J Street Congratulates Israeli President Peres on Receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom

June 13th, 2012

J Street proudly congratulates Israeli President Shimon Peres on receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom today, an honor rarely extended to world leaders. Read More...

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J Street Applauds Record Aid Appropriations to Israel

December 16th, 2011

WASHINGTON—J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami applauded the inclusion of $3.075 billion in aid to Israel in the government spending bill for FY2012. “The decision to provide a record $3.075 billion to Israel this coming year is an important affirmation that a strong and vibrant US-Israel relationship based on shared values and goals is a core American interest,” said J Street president Jeremy Ben-Ami. Read More...

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J Street Responds to President’s UN Address, Urges US Diplomatic Leadership

September 21st, 2011

WASHINGTON—J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami issued the following response to President Obama’s speech to the United Nations General Assembly this morning Read More...

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J Street Statement on Violence at Israel’s Embassy in Egypt

September 11th, 2011

Street expresses deep relief at the safe return of Israeli diplomatic personnel and their families to Israel from Cairo today. The events at the Israeli Embassy are deeply troubling, and we urge Egypt to ensure that its security forces are in the future set to take all necessary action to protect foreign diplomats in their country. We are grateful to President Obama for his intervention and echo the Prime Minister of Israel's thanks to the President for the assistance provided by the United States and for the deep friendship that exists between the two countries. Read More...

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