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...


Statement on President Obama's Nobel Peace Prize

October 9th, 2009

J Street congratulates President Obama on being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. The President’s bold international leadership has had a profound impact on global dynamics, reestablishing hope for a secure peace both in the Middle East and around the globe. Read More...


Statement on Ada Yonath receiving the Nobel Prize

October 7th, 2009

J Street applauds Israeli scientist Ada Yonath for her well-deserved Nobel Prize. We are extraordinarily proud to see Israel and its citizens represented at the highest global levels of culture, art, and science. Read More...


Gilad Shalit

October 5th, 2009

Watching video of Gilad Shalit last week, we felt a sense of relief that he is alive, that the Israeli government is working to secure his immediate release, and a spark of hope that he may yet come home safe and sound. Read More...


Statement on P5+1 Talks with Iran

October 1st, 2009

J Street supports President Obama in his remarks today, and his strategy generally, for addressing the serious challenges and threats posed by Iran. Serious, meaningful diplomatic engagement - by a united international community - is a critical first step in preventing the development of Iranian nuclear weapons. However, talks alone are not enough. Read More...


160 Members of Congress to Host J Street Gala

September 30th, 2009

One hundred and sixty members of Congress will serve on the honorary host committee for J Street's first annual Gala Dinner this October in Washington, DC. Senator Chuck Hagel will keynote the Gala and J Street co-founder Victor Kovner will be honored at the capstone event of J Street's national conference. Read More...


J Street Welcomes President Obama's Remarks at UNGA

September 23rd, 2009

President Obama's exceptionally balanced and pragmatic speech this morning at the United Nations General Assembly struck exactly the right tone as he pledged his unwavering commitment to Israel's security and the establishment of a Palestinian state. Read More...