J Street Statement on Possible UN Security Council Resolutions on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

December 15th, 2014

With the breakdown of US-led bilateral negotiations between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), attention is shifting to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) as a platform to advance diplomatic resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. J Street urges the Obama administration to view such a development as an opportunity and to look for ways to work with international allies to use a Security Council resolution as a springboard for meaningful negotiations, rather than taking a position that it should veto all resolutions on this subject as a matter of course. Read More...

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Abbas UN Speech Includes Positive Endorsement of Peace with Israel

September 26th, 2013

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ speech to the United Nations General Assembly included many positive elements, notably a strong commitment to negotiating an end to conflict based on a two-state solution in which a future Palestine would live alongside Israel. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes Appointment of Susan Rice and Nomination of Samantha Power

June 5th, 2013

J Street welcomes the appointment of Ambassador Susan Rice to succeed National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, and the nomination of Samantha Power to succeed Rice as permanent representative to the United Nations. Read More...

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J Street's Position on the Palestinian Bid at the United Nations General Assembly

November 27th, 2012

This coming Thursday, the United Nations General Assembly will overwhelmingly pass a resolution making Palestine a non-member state observer at the UN. Less clear than the outcome of the vote is the meaning of the resolution for chances of achieving a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read More...

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September 30th, 2012

They say a picture is worth a thousand words – a lesson Prime Minister Netanyahu and his advisors demonstrated on the world's largest stage this week. Read More...

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