J Street Response to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s Address to the United Nations General Assembly

September 26th, 2012

In what has become an unwelcome annual tradition, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s address to the UN General Assembly was unsurprisingly outrageous and offensive. President Ahmadinejad, whose anti-Israel and anti-Semitic statements have repeatedly threatened Israel’s survival and the Jewish people’s historic connection to that land, degrades the standing of the UN and undermines both the spirit and letter of the UN Charter with each such address. Read More...

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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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Rabbi John Rosove To Become J Street Rabbinic Cabinet National Co-Chair

September 25th, 2012

J Street announced today that Rabbi John Rosove, Senior Rabbi of Temple Israel in Los Angeles, will become the new national co-chair of the J Street Rabbinic Cabinet. 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 Response to Morally Repugnant Advertisement Campaign

September 24th, 2012

J Street was founded on the idea that there are many ways to be pro-Israel, but Pamela Geller's conflation of the hatred of Muslims with support for the Jewish homeland certainly isn't one of them. Her latest billboard and bus-side screed is morally repugnant and a distortion of Jewish values and Jewish aspirations for the State of Israel. Read More...

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J Street Statement on Today's Attack on the Israel-Egypt Border

September 21st, 2012

J Street was heartbroken to learn of the death of an Israeli solder this morning, killed in a shootout with terrorists attempting to infiltrate the Israel-Egypt border. We strongly condemn this deadly attack, and hope that a day will come when Israel is no longer threatened by terror. We offer our condolences to the soldier’s loved ones and wish a full and speedy recovery to those wounded in this attack. Read More...

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J Street Statement on Misleading Ad Airing in Florida

September 20th, 2012

The new advertisement released yesterday by the group “Secure America Now” distorts facts regarding Iran and provides precisely the wrong prescription for American policy. Read More...

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J Street Statement on Mitt Romney's Comments Regarding Middle East Peace

September 19th, 2012

J Street is deeply dismayed by Governor Mitt Romney's comments regarding Middle East peace on the recently-released videotape from a south Florida fundraiser. Read More...

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