J Street Applauds Representative Nadler, Echoes His Call for Civil Discourse

August 21st, 2015

J Street applauds Representative Jerrold Nadler’s decision to support the Iran nuclear deal – and echoes his call for civil discourse and respectful debate on the agreement as well as his condemnation of ad hominem attacks on either side. Read More...

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J Street U Elects National Student Board

August 17th, 2015

J Street U, the student arm of the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement, today announced the election of its sixth national student board. Read More...

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J Street welcomes President Obama’s powerful case for diplomacy

August 5th, 2015

President Obama’s historic address today at American University was one of the most powerful of his presidency, and we welcome his forceful case for the power of American diplomacy and against another costly war in the Middle East. Read More...

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J Street Representatives Meet With United Nations Secretary General

July 27th, 2015

J Street was honored to meet with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon yesterday to discuss the historic nuclear agreement between world powers and Iran, and the vital need for a two-state resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read More...

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J Street Calls on Presidential Candidates to Condemn Mike Huckabee’s Repugnant Comments

July 27th, 2015

Mike Huckabee’s unconscionable statement likening the recent nuclear agreement to the Holocaust is only the latest in a long line of offensive, over-the-top remarks from the former Arkansas governor. Read More...

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J Street mourns legendary singer Theodore Bikel z”l

July 21st, 2015

It is with profound sadness that we mourn Theodore Bikel--a friend, legend and champion of the two-state movement long before there was a J Street. Read More...

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J Street Launches Multimillion Dollar Campaign to Build Support for Iran Deal

July 15th, 2015

As the battle over the Iran deal turns to Congress, the pro-Israel advocacy organization J Street is launching a multimillion dollar national campaign to make the case to lawmakers that the agreement reached yesterday advances both US and Israeli security interests. Read More...

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Why J Street Supports the Iran Nuclear Deal

July 15th, 2015

The agreement between the United States, its five international partners and Iran, to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, represents a major step forward that will make the world appreciably safer. Having studied the text of the agreement, J Street intends to back it and work hard for its implementation, making the case to Congress that this agreement serves the vital security interests of both the United States and Israel. Read More...

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