Kadima Leader Tzipi Livni Congratulates J Street on Conference

October 25th, 2009

Kadima Leader Tzipi Livni sent J Street a letter on the eve of our first national conference, congratulating us on the inaugural event and highlighting our shared commitment to “ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by realizing the vision of two nation states, living side by side in peace and security.”  MK Livni added that the “discussion within the pro-Israel community of what best advances Israel’s cause should be inclusive and broad enough to encompass a variety of views.” Click here to read the full letter. Read More...

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Deputy PM Meridor Calls for Independent Israeli Investigaton of Gaza War

October 21st, 2009

Meridor is precisely correct when he says that "the best means of defense is for a state to investigate itself." This has been the recommendation of the Obama administration. It has been the consistent recommendation of J Street. Read More...

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US, Israeli Leaders to Address 1000+ at J Street Conference, October 25-28

October 20th, 2009

More than a thousand American and Israeli policy makers, opinion shapers, and activists will come together next week for J Street’s inaugural conference, the largest gathering of the burgeoning pro-Israel, pro-peace movement to date. Read More...

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Statement on Israeli Embassy's Participation in J Street Conference

October 20th, 2009

We believe the Government of Israel will be missing an opportunity should it choose not to engage with the over 1,200 pro-Israel activists who will be in attendance at the J Street conference next week. Read More...

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Statement on Goldstone Report and UNHRC Resolution

October 17th, 2009

Friday's decision by the United Nations Human Rights Council to refer the Goldstone Report to the UN Security Council further reinforces J Street's belief that Israel would be well served to immediately establish an independent state commission of inquiry into accusations surrounding Operation Cast Lead. Read More...

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Statement on Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act

October 16th, 2009

J Street supports the thoughtful and nuanced approach to Iran sanctions legislation articulated yesterday by Chairman Howard Berman. We agree that it is a vital interest of the United States, Israel and the entire Middle East to ensure that Iran does not obtain nuclear weapons. Read More...

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