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...


Word on the Street: Crossroads

July 17th, 2013

As I write these words, Secretary of State John Kerry is in the midst of another Mideast trip, having spent two days in Amman meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and representatives of the Arab League. A visit to Jerusalem may come later this week. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes New Hillel CEO Fingerhut

July 17th, 2013

J Street congratulates former US Representative Eric Fingerhut on his appointment as the president and CEO of Hillel and extends best wishes to outgoing president Wayne Firestone. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes Dermer as New Israeli Ambassador

July 9th, 2013

J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami welcomed the appointment of Ron Dermer to be Israel’s next ambassador to the US and thanked Ambassador Michael Oren for his tenure. Read More...

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The Scourge of Skepticism

July 4th, 2013

Secretary of State John Kerry’s efforts aimed at jumpstarting diplomacy to reach a two-state solution are running into a buzzsaw of negativity. Read More...

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Decision Time

June 24th, 2013

Secretary of State John Kerry is headed back to the Middle East this week – his fifth trip in four months – to jumpstart diplomacy to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read More...

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