President-elect Barack Obama's National Security team

December 1st, 2008

Statement of J Street Executive Director Jeremy Ben-Ami issued in response to President-elect Barack Obama's announcement of a national security team on December 4th: "The national security team announced today by President-elect Obama brings in-depth understanding of and hands-on experience in what it takes to achieve security through peace in the Middle East. "Now it's up to the President-elect to give this team the green light to pursue active diplomacy from day one of the new administration.  They can rest assured that the overwhelming majority of the American Jewish community will stand with them in their active pursuit of a diplomatic end to Middle East conflicts."