Colette Avital Joins J Street as Senior Advisor

June 19th, 2009

J Street announces former Deputy Speaker of Knesset, Consul General to lead efforts to build Israeli support for organization as it expands. Read More...

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J Street responds to remarks by Clinton and Lieberman

June 18th, 2009

Following Secretary of State Clinton and Israeli FM Lieberman's recent meeting, J Street reiterated its full support for the Administration's "freeze means freeze" approach to Israeli settlements. Read More...

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Rep. Edwards thanks JStreetPAC members

June 15th, 2009

When Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD-4) came under attack from the right-wing for her pro-Israel, pro-peace views on Israel and the Middle East, JStreetPAC members pitched in to defend her. Over 600 JStreetPAC members contributed over $30,000 to Rep. Edwards reelection campaign in under a week - and contributions are still coming in. Congresswoman Donna Edwards recorded a special thank you video message to JStreetPAC members that you can view on your right. Read More...

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J Street statement on PM Netanyahu's address at Bar-Ilan University

June 15th, 2009

Street welcomes Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s acceptance of the principle that a Palestinian state should exist alongside the state of Israel. We second the reaction of President Obama that this as an important step forward, and we welcome the President’s continued commitment to work toward a two-state solution and comprehensive, regional peace. Read More...

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J Street responds to misleading Ariel University and IMRA polls

June 12th, 2009

In the coming days and weeks, the settlers and their allies will engage in all manner of trickery and deceit in an effort to mislead the Obama Administration and the American public about Israeli sentiment regarding settlements. Today’s quasi-poll, sponsored by Ariel University Center, the only settlement university, and published only in the clear rightist Makor Rishon-Hatzofe newspaper and not in any mainstream Hebrew press, is a good example of the half-truths and lies that will be injected into the debate. Read More...

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J Street statement on USHMM attack

June 11th, 2009

J Street Executive Director Jeremy Ben-Ami issued the following statement after reports of yesterday's shooting at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Read More...

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J Street on President Barack Obama's Cairo Speech

June 4th, 2009

J Street applauds President Barack Obama’s historic address today and his vision for building a productive American relationship with the Muslim world in the 21st century. In particular, J Street welcomes the President’s strong reaffirmation of the essential interest the United States, Israel, Palestine and the world have in achieving a two-state resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – and of his intention to provide the leadership necessary to reach it. Read More...

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