J Street Welcomes Launch of Proximity Talks

May 3rd, 2010

While the start of talks is a step in the right direction, those committed to ending the conflict peacefully remain focused not on maintaining a process but concluding it successfully. This will require moving quickly to address the final status issues at the core of resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a two-state solution. Read More...

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Statement on Amb. Oren's Plans to Speak at Brandeis Commencement

April 27th, 2010

J Street released the following statement on Ambassador Oren's plans to speak at Brandeis University's 2010 commencement. Read More...

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J Street Leadership Mission Leaves for Mideast

April 23rd, 2010

A delegation of J Street Education Fund leaders will travel to the Middle East with the pro-Israel, pro-peace advocacy organization, on a trip aimed at providing a more complex and nuanced understanding of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read More...

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J Street Celebrates Yom Ha'atzmaut

April 19th, 2010

J Street proudly celebrates the 62nd anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel, joining with the Israeli people in honoring the country's founders and marking its innumerable achievements and successes. The work of the founders will only be complete when Israel has secure, internationally-recognized borders and achieves full acceptance by its neighbors in the region. Read More...

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J Street Honors Israel's Fallen Soldiers on Yom HaZikaron

April 19th, 2010

J Street joins with Israel and Jews all over the world in honoring the memory of Israel's fallen soldiers today on Yom HaZikaron, the day of remembrance. Read More...

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Our Second Birthday

April 16th, 2010

J Street Executive Director Jeremy Ben-Ami wrote the following blog post to mark the second anniversary of J Street's founding: J Street turned two this week. As ever, there wasn’t a quiet moment. With fury to our right over President Obama’s more focused attention to resolving the conflict and fury to our left over divestment at Berkeley, J Street’s thesis that a powerful political movement can be built with its feet planted in the progressive mainstream of our community is being put to the test. We at J Street remain convinced - as we were at our launch two years ago - that a large number of Americans - Jewish and not - are pro-Israel and pro-peace: uncomfortable with either extreme and supportive of a rational but urgent effort to end the occupation and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a two-state solution. Our polling tells us that the largest number of Jewish Americans and other friends of Israel believe that Israel’s future and security depend on achieving a negotiated resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that leads to two states living side by side in peace and security. Yet, just in the past few weeks, the right wing has gone on the attack against President Obama for staking out a clear position on America’s interest in resolving the conflict and for demanding that both Israel and the Palestinians demonstrate seriousness of purpose in ending the conflict. Click here to read the rest of this post. Read More...

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J Street Responds to Right-Wing Attacks on President Obama

April 16th, 2010

J Street responds to right-wing attacks on President Obama's Middle East policy. Read More...

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