J Street statement on Palestinian aid, unity government

May 7th, 2009

J Street applauds the House Appropriations Committee for fully funding the President's request for aid for Gaza and the Palestinians and for allowing that aid to go to a possible Palestinian unity government. J Street, along with sixty-nine percent of American Jews, believes that the United States should work with a unity government that reconciles the various factions in Palestinian society. Read More...

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J Street reiterates support for Palestinian aid package

May 6th, 2009

J Street reiterates its strong support for the $865 million Palestinian aid package included in the FY2009 Supplemental Appropriations bill. Read More...

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J Street applauds Berman's support of Obama's Iran approach

May 1st, 2009

J Street applauds Chairman Howard Berman’s statement yesterday in support of President Obama’s approach to dealing with Iran. J Street shares the President’s and the Chairman’s belief that the United States has a vital interest in preventing Iran from developing a nuclear weapons capability and their strategic assessment that this goal will best be realized through diplomatic engagement. Read More...

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Stand with Obama on Israel and Iran

April 30th, 2009

The battle lines are emerging clearly around President Obama's Middle East agenda.  The President intends to achieve a negotiated resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in his first term and to address the challenges Iran poses through diplomacy. His opponents, meanwhile, are trying to rally Congress to thwart his agenda. With one hand they're opposing the President's proposed approach to working with a possible Palestinian unity government; with the other, they are proposing aggressive new sanctions on Iran just as diplomatic outreach begins. Click here to take action and tell your representatives that you support President Obama's Mideast agenda. Read More...

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J Street Marks Israeli Independence Day

April 29th, 2009

As Israel celebrates Yom Ha'atzmaut, its Independence Day, J Street released the following statement: "Today, we proudly join President Peres, Prime Minister Netanyahu, and the Israeli people in marking the 61st anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel and in honoring the country’s founders.   Click here to read more. Read More...

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