New J Street TV Ad Sets Sestak's Record on Israel Straight

July 20th, 2010

J Street announced the launch of a new television advertisement in response to recent right-wing attacks on pro-Israel, pro-peace Members of Congress - in particular Congressman Joe Sestak of Pennsylvania. Read More...


Statement on US Tax-Exempt Organizations' Funding of Settlement Activity

July 6th, 2010

J Street calls on the United States Treasury Department and relevant Congressional bodies to launch thorough investigations into whether or not the organizations funding settlement activities on the West Bank named in today's New York Times report have broken the law. Read More...


Statement on Congressional Passage of Iran Sanctions

June 24th, 2010

J Street welcomes Congressional passage of the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions Accountability and Divestment Act of 2010. We believe that a dual track approach that combines meaningful diplomatic engagement with broad-based sanctions is necessary to convince Iran to clarify its nuclear intentions. Read More...


Statement on Israeli Cabinet Decision Regarding Gaza Blockade

June 17th, 2010

J Street welcomes the Israeli cabinet's decision to "liberalize the system by which civilian goods enter Gaza." We've believed that the closure as implemented was not serving Israel's best interests, was strengthening Hamas' capabilities and hold on the Strip, and was imposing an unacceptable level of hardship on the civilian population. Read More...


J Street Letter to Congress Regarding Gaza Flotilla "Dear Colleagues"

June 15th, 2010

J Street sent a letter to House and Senate offices today, expressing concern that the "Dear Colleague" letters currently circulating regarding the Gaza flotilla incident "have been drafted primarily for domestic political consumption rather than to advance the U.S. interest in peace and security in the Middle East." Read More...