400+ Rabbis, Cantors Oppose Israel’s E1 Building Plans

December 17th, 2012

More than four hundred US rabbis, cantors, and rabbinical students, and cantorial students are expressing grave concern about Israel’s plans to advance the construction of settlements in the controversial E1 area of the West Bank and authorizing thousands of new housing units in East Jerusalem. Read More...

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JStreetPAC Scores Big in 2012 Election

November 7th, 2012

JStreetPAC emerged from the 2012 election as the nation's largest pro-Israel PAC and with 50 percent more endorsed Members of the House and Senate than last cycle. Read More...

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J Street Applauds Broad Bipartisan Letters Urging the European Union to Designate Hezbollah a Terrorist Organization

September 27th, 2012

J Street applauds the broad bipartisan support in both chambers of Congress for letters urging the European Union to join the United States in designating Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. Read More...

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J Street Response to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Address to the United Nations General Assembly

September 27th, 2012

J Street welcomes Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to the UN General Assembly today, warning of the serious threat that a nuclear-armed Iran would pose and recognizing the shared global determination to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. Read More...

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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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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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