J Street Urges Restraint Following Clash at Qalandiyah

August 26th, 2013

We were saddened to learn of the deaths of three Palestinians in clashes with Israeli Border Police at Qalandiyah refugee camp earlier today. Read More...

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J Street Saddened by Egypt Bloodshed

August 14th, 2013

We are deeply saddened by reports of new violence and bloodshed in Egypt. Read More...

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Israel’s New Funding for Settlements Hurts Chances for Peace

August 5th, 2013

An Israeli cabinet decision to increase the number of West Bank settlements eligible for state benefits is a badly-timed blow to the newly-resumed Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. Read More...

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J Street Praises Resolution Backing Kerry’s Efforts

July 30th, 2013

J Street today applauded Senator Dianne Feinstein's (D-CA) introduction of a resolution commending Secretary Kerry's efforts to relaunch formal Israeli-Palestinian talks, and pledging the Senate's support for a sustained US diplomatic initiative to end the conflict. Read More...

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J Street Congratulates Kaine on Chairmanship of Near East Subcommittee

July 29th, 2013

J Street congratulates Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia on his selection as Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes Appointment of Martin Indyk as Special Envoy

July 29th, 2013

Martin Indyk’s appointment to shepherd the resumed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks is a positive sign of the seriousness with which the Obama administration is approaching these crucial negotiations. Read More...

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Kerry Announces Resumption of Peace Talks

July 19th, 2013

Secretary of State John Kerry’s tireless efforts to resume Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations have created an historic opportunity which must not be missed. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes Dent-Price Letter to Obama Urging Renewed Diplomatic Efforts to Prevent a Nuclear-Armed Iran

July 19th, 2013

The bipartisan effort led by Representatives Charles Dent (R-PA) and David Price (D-NC) was co-signed by 131 Members of Congress. Read More...

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