Standing Tall for Our Values

August 2nd, 2010

UPDATE: In under 24 hours, we collected over 10,000 signatures in support of religious freedom!  J Street delivered the signatures to the Landmarks Preservation Commission ahead of its crucial vote on the Cordoba House - and we were pleased to see that the commission unanimously voted in favor of the project's construction.  Read More...

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Statement on Cordoba House Controversy

July 30th, 2010

The principle at stake in the Cordoba House controversy goes to the heart of American democracy and the value we place on freedom of religion. Should one religious group in this country be treated differently than another? We believe the answer is no. Read More...

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J Street Responds to Garrett - Ros-Lehtinen Iran Letter

July 26th, 2010

J Street released the following statement regarding the Garrett - Ros-Lehtinen letter on Iran currently circulating in the House, which criticizes the United States' response to Iran's nuclear program. Read More...

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New J Street TV Ad Sets Sestak's Record on Israel Straight

July 20th, 2010

J Street announced the launch of a new television advertisement in response to recent right-wing attacks on pro-Israel, pro-peace Members of Congress - in particular Congressman Joe Sestak of Pennsylvania. Read More...

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Statement on US Tax-Exempt Organizations' Funding of Settlement Activity

July 6th, 2010

J Street calls on the United States Treasury Department and relevant Congressional bodies to launch thorough investigations into whether or not the organizations funding settlement activities on the West Bank named in today's New York Times report have broken the law. Read More...

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Community of Yes

July 6th, 2010

As President Obama met with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu at the White House, a national ad kicked off the Community of Yes, an expansive campaign in support of bold US leadership to achieve a two-state solution. The ad contrasts the fear mongering of the Chorus of No - including Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin – with a vision of peace and security that serves the best interests of Israel, the US, and the Palestinians and finds broad support among Americans across the spectrum. Say yes to American leadership and a two-state solution. Join the Community of Yes. [View the national ad] [Read the ad's script & fact sheet] [Turning No Into Yes: Answers to the Most Frequent 'Nos'] [Press Release: Community of Yes Launches as Netanyahu and Obama Meet] Read More...

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