Statement on Iranian Leaders' Anti-Israel Remarks

August 20th, 2012

J Street condemns in the strongest possible terms the latest vile anti-Israel statements made by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. This latest incidence of hate speech is utterly shameful and is being rightly condemned by the international community. Read More...

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JStreetPAC announces two new endorsements

August 2nd, 2012

I am very excited today to announce two new additions to our list of 2012 endorsed candidates: Former Virginia governor and Chair of the Democratic National Committee Tim Kaine for Senate in Virginia, and Representative Mike Doyle for reelection in Pennsylvania’s 14th Congressional district. Read More...

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In New Campaign Video Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace Organization Urges Romney to Declare Support for a Two-State Solution

July 26th, 2012

WASHINGTON – As presidential candidate Mitt Romney prepares to travel to Israel, J Street, a pro-Israel, pro-peace advocacy group, is releasing a new video urging the presidential candidate to publicly stand with the last three Prime Ministers of Israel and decades of Republican and Democratic leaders in favor of a two-state solution. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes Peaceful Evacuation of 5 Buildings in Ulpana

June 27th, 2012

We welcome the news of yesterday's peaceful evacuation of five buildings in accord with the Israeli Supreme Court’s ruling that they were built illegally on private Palestinian land. Read More...

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J Street Statement on Rocket Fire from Gaza

June 20th, 2012

J Street is deeply concerned about the spate of rockets from Gaza fired on southern Israel over the past two days and about the potential of this latest escalation of violence to spiral out of control. Read More...

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J Street Congratulates Israeli President Peres on Receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom

June 13th, 2012

J Street proudly congratulates Israeli President Shimon Peres on receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom today, an honor rarely extended to world leaders. Read More...

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New “holds” on Palestinian aid again undermine Israel’s security

June 12th, 2012

WASHINGTON — J Street Director of Government Affairs Dylan Williams issued the following statement concerning “holds” placed by House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) on FY2012 funds for US training of Palestinian security forces, and Palestinian civil society and humanitarian projects benefiting Israel’s security: Read More...

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