J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami's remarks at the Peres Conference

June 23rd, 2011

Thank you very much Shmuel, and thank you to President Shimon Peres and the organizers of this year’s conference for inviting me to participate. We come together at a time when serious decisions regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are under discussion, whose resolution will have implications not just for the future of Israel but for Jews living all over the world. It is not surprising that deep tensions accompany these discussions as they raise questions of life and death, the success or failure of the state of Israel and the very heart and soul of the Jewish people. Read More...

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J Street Reacts to Violence In, Around Israel

May 15th, 2011

In reaction to violence in and around Israel today, J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami calls on Palestinian leaders and the Israeli government to minimize further violence and casualties, and for President Obama to put forward a concrete set of ideas for breaking the present diplomatic impasse. Read More...

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J Street Leaders Bring Message of Urgency to Israel in Call for a Two-State Solution

May 1st, 2011

Delegation meeting with Israeli and Palestinian Presidents, other top political leaders JERUSALEM-- J Street national leaders are arriving in Israel for meetings this week with Israeli President Shimon Peres, Deputy Prime Minister Dan Meridor, Leader of the Opposition Tzipi Livni, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, and others. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes Israeli Peace Initiative

April 5th, 2011

J Street is pleased to welcome the introduction of the Israeli Peace Initiative, spearheaded by a number of Israel's prominent former security and military leaders. The initiative - rooted in two decades of negotiations between the Israelis and Palestinians - sets forth a clear vision for two states and, in conjunction with the Arab Peace Initiative, provides a strong basis to negotiate a regional, comprehensive peace agreement. Read More...

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