J Street Applauds Passage of World Zionist Congress Transparency Resolution

October 23rd, 2015

This was an important vote for democracy and accountability. Jews in Israel and around the world should know where the money they raise to support the State of Israel is invested. Read More...

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J Street Responds to President Abbas' Speech

October 15th, 2015

It was deeply irresponsible of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to falsely claim that 13-year old Palestinian Ahmad Manasrah—who had stabbed Israeli civilians in Jerusalem—had been “executed,” when he was, in fact, alive and being treated in an Israeli hospital. Read More...

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J Street Condemns Murders, Appeals for Responsible Leadership

October 5th, 2015

J Street is horrified by the new wave of violence sweeping East Jerusalem and the Occupied West Bank following the abhorrent murders of four Israeli civilians in two shocking attacks on Friday and Saturday. Read More...

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J Street mourns Israeli couple killed in West Bank

October 1st, 2015

J Street is saddened and appalled at the death of an Israeli couple today in a drive-by shooting attack in the West Bank. We can only express relief that their four children escaped harm, and offer our prayers and thoughts to their grieving friends and family. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes Iran Policy Oversight Bill

October 1st, 2015

J Street applauds the introduction of legislation by Senate Foreign Relations Ranking Member Ben Cardin (D-MD) and several of his colleagues to ensure strong Congressional oversight of enforcement of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and other key aspects of US policy toward Iran. J Street supports the bill and will lobby for for its passage and enactment into law. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes Senate Vote on Iran Nuclear Agreement

September 10th, 2015

As strong supporters of the Iran nuclear agreement, J Street is pleased that President Obama will not need to exercise his veto power in order to move forward with its implementation. The wide and vocal backing the President has received from his party in Congress has sent a clear message to the world that the United States is ready and able to honor its international commitments. Read More...

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J Street Deplores House Conduct in Iran Nuclear Debate

September 10th, 2015

J Street is dismayed at the way the Republican majority in the House of Representatives has decided to handle the Iran nuclear agreement, turning a serious national security issue into a political circus fueled by an absurd conspiracy theory. Read More...

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J Street Statement on News that 34 Senators Support Iran Nuclear Agreement

September 2nd, 2015

Today’s news that 34 members of the US Senate are now on record as supporting the Iran nuclear agreement is a significant milestone and a victory for President Obama’s policy of using diplomacy to tackle even the toughest international disputes. This agreement makes Israel, the United States and the world safer. It must now be implemented. Read More...

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