J Street Welcomes President Obama's UNGA Remarks

September 25th, 2012

J Street welcomes President Obama’s powerful speech this morning at the United Nations General Assembly, articulating a vision for addressing the world's most difficult challenges grounded in values and principles that the United States has championed throughout its history and around the world. Read More...

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J Street Condemns President Ahmadinejad's Anti-Israel Remarks

September 24th, 2012

J Street condemns the recent incendiary remarks at the United Nations by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Read More...

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J Street position on Palestinian application for full UN membership

May 1st, 2012

J Street opposed the 2011 Palestinian Statehood bid at the United Nations. Read More...

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J Street Calls on Congress to Maintain American Contributions to UNESCO, Other UN Institutions

October 31st, 2011

WASHINGTON — J Street today called on Congress to amend US law to preserve American contributions to the United Nations Economic, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Those contributions are threatened by provisions of existing law prohibiting such funding following UNESCO member states’ decision today to grant the Palestinians full membership. Read More...

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J Street: House Bill to Defund UN Will Hurt United States and Israel

October 13th, 2011

“Chairman Ros-Lehtinen’s bill would essentially force the U.S. Government to defund and disengage from virtually every organ of the United Nations. We agree with Secretary Clinton’s warning that this would spell disaster for America’s standing in the world and our ability to influence events that profoundly impact our national security. It would also imperil Israel’s vital interests if its greatest ally and defender at the UN took our ball and went home,” said Dylan Jacob Williams, J Street’s Director of Government Affairs. Read More...

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