Statement on Israeli Interception of Arms Ship in Mediterranean

November 5th, 2009

Yesterday's interception by the Israeli navy of a ship carrying weapons, believed to be intended for Hezbollah and sent by Iran, underscores the very real security threats Israel faces on a daily basis. It highlights, as well, the need for vigorous efforts by Israel, the United States, and the international community to combat weapons smuggling in the region - which J Street firmly supports. Read More...

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Statement on Secretary Clinton's Remarks on Mideast Peace Process

November 2nd, 2009

J Street reiterates its strong support for President Barack Obama's commitment to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a two-state solution and comprehensive regional peace during his first term in office - and for his belief that all parties have obligations to fulfill if we are to reach a resolution. Read More...

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Statement on J Street Position on Goldstone Report and H. Res. 867

October 30th, 2009

We are not urging members of Congress to oppose H. Res. 867. We are urging thoughtful amendment of the Resolution before passage to bring it in line with the principles we articulate in our statement on the legislation. Read More...

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J Street Position on H. Res. 867

October 30th, 2009

J Street urges members of the House to consider changes in the Resolution and to call for independent investigations by both Israelis and Palestinians, adding their voices to those in Israel such as Deputy Prime Minister Dan Meridor. Read More...

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Our Conference: A Smashing Success

October 29th, 2009

In the wake of our first national conference in Washington, DC, it's clearer than ever to the national political establishment that broad political support exists in our community for active American leadership to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Watch a quick montage from the conference on your right.  If you couldn't make it to Washington, go here for archived video, pics, news, and more. We've posted lots of video, including President Obama's National Security Advisor General Jones' speech and Jordanian King Abdullah's video greeting. Read More...

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J Street U Student Board Statement

October 28th, 2009

The national board of J Street U neither discussed nor voted on any action to remove the term "pro-Israel" from our platform, policy or the way we describe ourselves at J Street U's national conference. We are building this movement because we care about Israel, its future and the future of the entire Middle East. To us being pro-Israel is intertwined with being pro-Palestine, and recognizing this is a vital step in the pursuit of a lasting peace. Read More...

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J Street U Affirms Commitment to Pro-Israel Platform

October 27th, 2009

J Street U director Tammy Shapiro affirms organization's commitment to pro-Israel platform. Read More...

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