Statement by Jewish American organizations on issues raised regarding construction in Jerusalem

July 29th, 2009

Unilateral actions that inflame tensions, impair negotiations and make the ultimate resolution of issues surrounding Jerusalem more difficult, are unhelpful and should be avoided at this particularly sensitive moment. Read More...


Statement on Bayh-Risch Senate letter

July 28th, 2009

J Street urges Senators to support President Obama's balanced approach to negotiations and encourage all sides to meet their responsibilities by making the difficult compromises necessary for peace. Read More...


J Street welcomes Rabbi Yoffie's comments on settlements, US-Israel relationship

July 24th, 2009

We share Yoffie's assessment that "settlement activity at the West Bank is not popular [in the United States]" and that "the status quo is deeply and profoundly problematic." Read More...


Statement on Pastor Hagee's remarks at the CUFI Conference

July 22nd, 2009

J Street strongly opposes Pastor John Hagee's recent comments encouraging Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to "grow and develop the settlements of Israel as you see fit." Read More...


Statement on Israeli construction in East Jerusalem

July 20th, 2009

J Street supports President Obama's call for adherence to past agreements, including a full construction freeze, as the Israeli government allows continued development in East Jerusalem. Read More...


Word on the Street: July 17th

July 17th, 2009

Jeremy reflects on an exciting week, including his meeting with President Obama, a possible settlement agreement, and our upcoming conference. Read More...


Statement on Sec. Clinton's remarks at Council on Foreign Relations

July 15th, 2009

J Street applauds Secretary Clinton and the administration's reinforcement of their strong commitment to bold American leadership in the Middle East. Read More...


J Street: At Obama's Table

July 13th, 2009

Check out J Street Executive Director Jeremy Ben-Ami's message to J Street supporters after he joined other Jewish American leaders for a meeting with President Obama: I just left an extraordinary meeting with President Barack Obama, which he called to meet with the leadership of the American Jewish community. A dozen organizations - including J Street - were at the table.      Read More...