Statement on J Street Position on Goldstone Report and H. Res. 867

October 30th, 2009

We are not urging members of Congress to oppose H. Res. 867. We are urging thoughtful amendment of the Resolution before passage to bring it in line with the principles we articulate in our statement on the legislation. Read More...


J Street U Student Board Statement

October 28th, 2009

The national board of J Street U neither discussed nor voted on any action to remove the term "pro-Israel" from our platform, policy or the way we describe ourselves at J Street U's national conference. We are building this movement because we care about Israel, its future and the future of the entire Middle East. To us being pro-Israel is intertwined with being pro-Palestine, and recognizing this is a vital step in the pursuit of a lasting peace. Read More...


J Street U Affirms Commitment to Pro-Israel Platform

October 27th, 2009

J Street U director Tammy Shapiro affirms organization's commitment to pro-Israel platform. Read More...


Deputy PM Meridor Calls for Independent Israeli Investigaton of Gaza War

October 21st, 2009

Meridor is precisely correct when he says that "the best means of defense is for a state to investigate itself." This has been the recommendation of the Obama administration. It has been the consistent recommendation of J Street. Read More...


US, Israeli Leaders to Address 1000+ at J Street Conference, October 25-28

October 20th, 2009

More than a thousand American and Israeli policy makers, opinion shapers, and activists will come together next week for J Street’s inaugural conference, the largest gathering of the burgeoning pro-Israel, pro-peace movement to date. Read More...


Statement on Goldstone Report and UNHRC Resolution

October 17th, 2009

Friday's decision by the United Nations Human Rights Council to refer the Goldstone Report to the UN Security Council further reinforces J Street's belief that Israel would be well served to immediately establish an independent state commission of inquiry into accusations surrounding Operation Cast Lead. Read More...


Statement on Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act

October 16th, 2009

J Street supports the thoughtful and nuanced approach to Iran sanctions legislation articulated yesterday by Chairman Howard Berman. We agree that it is a vital interest of the United States, Israel and the entire Middle East to ensure that Iran does not obtain nuclear weapons. Read More...


JStreetPAC Raises over $30,000 for Rep. Steve Cohen

October 13th, 2009

JStreetPAC is proud to announce that we have raised over $30,000 for the reelection campaign of Congressman Steve Cohen, who has consistently demonstrated his pro-Israel, pro-peace credentials in Congress. Read More...