Hagel will be valued voice of reason in Obama Cabinet

January 7th, 2013

J Street welcomes the nomination of former Senator Chuck Hagel to be the next Defense Secretary of the United States and feels confident he will be a great addition to President Obama's cabinet. We look forward to his speedy confirmation by the Senate. Read More...

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Settlement Expansion Jeopardizes US-Israel Alliance

December 19th, 2012

The Israeli government’s intensified settlement drive is jeopardizing Israel’s survival as a Jewish and democratic state, and now threatens to damage its historic alliance with the United States. Read More...

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A True Partner

November 5th, 2012

As we commemorate the legacy of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin seventeen years after his tragic assassination, we are called to remember the two fundamental realizations that drove his pursuit of a two-state solution: “to be a Jewish, democratic state, we have to separate,” and “you don’t make peace with friends.” Read More...

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Red Lines and Deadlines on Iran

September 12th, 2012

J Street is troubled by the escalating rhetoric around Iran – and especially by recent remarks by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that seem to directly challenge the "moral right" of the United States to refuse to set a public deadline for military action against Iran. Read More...

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J Street statement on Enactment of United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012

July 31st, 2012

J Street Director of Government Affairs Dylan Williams issued the following statement regarding enactment of the United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012: Read More...

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