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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Jeremy Ben-Ami's Speech Welcoming Conference Participants

October 26th, 2009

To kick off J Street’s first annual conference, Jeremy Ben-Ami delivered a rousing speech to the assembled 1000+ participants following an interactive discussion on why we care about Israel. Read More...

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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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