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...


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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J Street Welcomes News of Iran Nuclear Agreement

July 14th, 2015

J Street welcomes news of the agreement struck today by the United States and its international partners with Iran to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. Read More...

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J Street Supports US Negotiators To Secure A Strong Deal

July 9th, 2015

Secretary Kerry's comments prove once again that the United States is insisting on an agreement that meets its stringent criteria to verifiably block each of Iran's pathways to a nuclear weapon. We applaud our negotiators' fortitude in demanding a good deal, and their tireless work to achieve it. We also caution Iran's leaders that neither the American government nor its people--an overwhelming majority of whom, Jewish and non-Jewish, support this diplomacy--will move on this point. Read More...

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J Street mourns Israeli victim of terror

June 30th, 2015

We are deeply saddened by the death of Malakhi Moshe Rosenfeld, from wounds sustained yesterday in a drive-by shooting, which wounded three others. Read More...

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POLL: American Jewish Support for Iran Deal Exceeds Support Among General Population

June 10th, 2015

A new poll of American Jewish attitudes on the US’ Middle East policy, released today by J Street, just weeks ahead of the June 30 deadline for negotiations, finds that American Jewish support for an agreement with Iran exceeds support for the deal among the general US population. Read More...

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