“Can Peter Beinart Save Liberal Zionism?”

May 1st, 2009

by Jacob Heilbrunn. Atlantic, March 9, 2012 Read More...

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“At UCLA, peacemaker Sen. George Mitchell gives insight Into Middle East”

May 1st, 2009

by Jonah Lowenfeld. Jewish Journal, March 8, 2012 Read More...

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Stand with Obama on Israel and Iran

April 30th, 2009

The battle lines are emerging clearly around President Obama's Middle East agenda.  The President intends to achieve a negotiated resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in his first term and to address the challenges Iran poses through diplomacy. His opponents, meanwhile, are trying to rally Congress to thwart his agenda. With one hand they're opposing the President's proposed approach to working with a possible Palestinian unity government; with the other, they are proposing aggressive new sanctions on Iran just as diplomatic outreach begins. Click here to take action and tell your representatives that you support President Obama's Mideast agenda. Read More...

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J Street Marks Israeli Independence Day

April 29th, 2009

As Israel celebrates Yom Ha'atzmaut, its Independence Day, J Street released the following statement: "Today, we proudly join President Peres, Prime Minister Netanyahu, and the Israeli people in marking the 61st anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel and in honoring the country’s founders.   Click here to read more. Read More...

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J Street statement on Durban II

April 20th, 2009

J Street Executive Director Jeremy Ben-Ami released the following statement on the United States' decision to boycott this week's Durban Review Conference (Durban II): J Street reiterates its strong support of President Obama and his Administration's decision not to participate in this week's Durban II Conference Read More...

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J Street statement on Bat Ayin terrorist attack

April 2nd, 2009

J Street’s Executive Director Jeremy Ben-Ami issued the following statement following reports of a terrorist attack in the Israeli settlement of Bat Ayin: J Street strongly condemns today's brutal terrorist attack that left a 13-year-old dead and another 7-year-old child seriously wounded in the Israeli settlement of Bat Ayin. Read More...

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Senator Feinstein (D-CA) authors letter praising President's vision for Middle East peace

February 25th, 2009

On his second day in office, President Obama appointed George Mitchell, the broker of Northern Ireland peace, to serve as his Special Envoy for Middle East Peace. Then, 66 Members of the House of Representatives signed onto a resolution endorsing Mitchell and the President's vision for Middle East Peace - more than have endorsed any other pro-Israel, pro-peace Resolution in years. Now, it's the Senate's turn. Then, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) circulated a letter to her colleagues endorsing the trip and President Obama’s vision of a new era of engagement and peacemaking. With J Street and other allies in the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement encouraging members of the Senate to sign the letter, Senator Feinstein sent the letter this week with a total of 33 signatures, including her own. Read the letter here. Read More...

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