J Street applauds President Obama's pick of Senator George Mitchell for Middle East Envoy

January 22nd, 2009

Jeremy Ben-Ami, Executive Director of J Street, issued the following statement welcoming Senator George Mitchell's appointment to the role of Special Envoy to the Middle East for the Obama Administration:

"J Street enthusiastically welcomes President Barack Obama's appointment of former Senator George Mitchell as Middle East Envoy."

"The choice of Senator Mitchell signals the President's serious intention to inject new thinking and fresh perspectives into America's efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict." Click here to read the rest of our statement.

J Street members are also thanking President Obama for his choice for Middle East envoy. Join us in sending a "thank you" message to President Obama by clicking here.