Israelis Discuss Support for President Obama and Two-State Solution

August 24th, 2009

J Street sat down with a number of prominent Israelis, including former military and security officials, to discuss the importance of a two-state solution and J Street’s work supporting the President’s efforts to achieve such a resolution.

These interviews demonstrate the deep support among prominent Israeli former military officials, political leaders, diplomats, writers, and artists for the
strong American leadership that is critical to achieving a two-state solution and providing real peace and security to Israel as a Jewish democracy. 

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The complete list of Israelis interviewed for the videos is below the fold.

Adm. Ami Ayalon (Ret.)
Former head of Israeli Navy and Shin-Bet, Former Minister and Member of Knesset

Brig. Gen. Israela Oron (Ret.)
Deputy National Security Advisor to Prime Minister Sharon, Led Integration of Women in Combat Units

Col. Shaul Arieli (Ret.)
Brigade Commander in Gaza Strip, Head of Peace Administration under four Prime Ministers

Uri Savir
Chief Negotiator for the Oslo Accords, Former Director of Foreign Ministry

Colette Avital
Former Consul General to New York, Former Member of Knesset

David Grossman
Writer

Dalia Rabin
Former Deputy Minister of Defense, Daughter of Former Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin

Amb. Shimon Shamir
Former Ambassador to Egypt & Jordan, Professor of Middle East Studies, Tel Aviv University

Achinoam “Noa” Nini
Singer/Songwriter 

Sha'anan Street
Founder & Lead Singer, Hadag Nahash Hip-Hop Group

David Broza
Singer/Songwriter