J Street Response to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s Address to the United Nations General Assembly

September 26th, 2012

In what has become an unwelcome annual tradition, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s address to the UN General Assembly was unsurprisingly outrageous and offensive. President Ahmadinejad, whose anti-Israel and anti-Semitic statements have repeatedly threatened Israel’s survival and the Jewish people’s historic connection to that land, degrades the standing of the UN and undermines both the spirit and letter of the UN Charter with each such address. Read More...

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Rabbi John Rosove To Become J Street Rabbinic Cabinet National Co-Chair

September 25th, 2012

J Street announced today that Rabbi John Rosove, Senior Rabbi of Temple Israel in Los Angeles, will become the new national co-chair of the J Street Rabbinic Cabinet. Read More...

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J Street Condemns President Ahmadinejad's Anti-Israel Remarks

September 24th, 2012

J Street condemns the recent incendiary remarks at the United Nations by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Read More...

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J Street Response to Morally Repugnant Advertisement Campaign

September 24th, 2012

J Street was founded on the idea that there are many ways to be pro-Israel, but Pamela Geller's conflation of the hatred of Muslims with support for the Jewish homeland certainly isn't one of them. Her latest billboard and bus-side screed is morally repugnant and a distortion of Jewish values and Jewish aspirations for the State of Israel. Read More...

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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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