J Street Welcomes Letter to Obama Supporting Diplomacy with Iran & Opposing New Sanctions and Similar Legislation

February 12th, 2014

WASHINGTON – 104 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives declared their strong support for robust diplomacy to resolve concerns over Iran's nuclear program, days before formal talks are set to resume in Vienna. Read More...

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J Street Calls on Senate to Give Iran Nuclear Agreement a Chance

January 13th, 2014

The agreement signed over the weekend between Iran and six major powers to implement the November Joint Plan of Action marks another important step toward resolving the Iranian nuclear crisis diplomatically. Read More...

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J Street Backs Geneva Effort to Reach Iran Nuclear Deal

November 20th, 2013

J Street reiterated Wednesday its strong support for efforts by the United States and its partners in the P5+1 to reach an agreement with Iran that could serve as a significant first step in efforts to prevent the Iranians from acquiring a nuclear weapon. Read More...

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J Street Urges Restraint Following Clash at Qalandiyah

August 26th, 2013

We were saddened to learn of the deaths of three Palestinians in clashes with Israeli Border Police at Qalandiyah refugee camp earlier today. Read More...

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Kerry Announces Resumption of Peace Talks

July 19th, 2013

Secretary of State John Kerry’s tireless efforts to resume Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations have created an historic opportunity which must not be missed. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes Dent-Price Letter to Obama Urging Renewed Diplomatic Efforts to Prevent a Nuclear-Armed Iran

July 19th, 2013

The bipartisan effort led by Representatives Charles Dent (R-PA) and David Price (D-NC) was co-signed by 131 Members of Congress. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes Dermer as New Israeli Ambassador

July 9th, 2013

J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami welcomed the appointment of Ron Dermer to be Israel’s next ambassador to the US and thanked Ambassador Michael Oren for his tenure. Read More...

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On the Passing of US Senator Frank Lautenberg

June 3rd, 2013

We are deeply saddened by the passing of US Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey at the age of 89 and extend our condolences to his family, friends and staff. Read More...

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