Congress: Two States in US, Israeli National Interests

May 28th, 2010

This week, Representatives Bill Delahunt (D-MA), Ron Kind (D-WI), David Price (D-NC) and Vic Snyder (D-AR) joined 57 other members of Congress in sending a letter to President Obama, supporting the Administration's efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a two-state solution because it is in American and Israeli national security interests. Read More...

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Critical letter circulating now in the Senate

May 27th, 2010

Huge news for our movement - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) just started circulating a sign on letter in the Senate supporting recently launched Israeli-Palestinian proximity talks and the Administration's bold leadership towards a two-state solution. With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu coming to Washington on Tuesday to meet President Obama and the Administration approaching a critical decision in the coming months about how strongly they'll pursuepeace, this is EXACTLY the right time for our movement to stand up strong in support of Feinstein's pro-Israel, pro-peace letter. [Clickhere to urge your Senators to sign.] [Click here to read the letter.] Read More...

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Netanyahu Invited to White House Next Week

May 26th, 2010

J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami released the following statement after White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel invited Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to meet with President Obama next week. Read More...

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Statement on UN Security Council Iran Sanctions Resolution

May 20th, 2010

J Street welcomes this week's announcement that the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council and Germany have agreed on a working text on enhanced multilateral sanctions against Iran. Read More...

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Statement on House Resolution 1359, Calling for Shalit's Release

May 18th, 2010

J Street applauds the introduction of House Resolution 1359, which is an important demonstration of bipartisan support not just for Gilad Shalit's immediate release, but for achieving a two-state resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and for a Jewish and democratic Israel within recognized and secure borders. Read More...

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The Way Forward

May 18th, 2010

Benjamin Miller shares his thoughts upon returning from the J Street Education Fund's first leadership mission to Israel, the West Bank and Jordan. Read More...

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Peter Beinart's Wake-Up Call to the U.S. Jewish Establishment

May 17th, 2010

Jeremy Ben-Ami, President of J Street, reacts to Peter Beinart's recent essay entitled "The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment" in The New York Review of Books. Read More...

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For the Sake of Zion

May 14th, 2010

J Street applauds the American Jewish leaders who have launched a new effort, called For the Sake of Zion, to demonstrate support for ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a two-state solution. Read More...

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