J Street statement on Goldstone Report

September 21st, 2009

J Street strongly condemns Hamas for its actions both before and during the Gaza war and urges the Israeli government to establish an independent state commission of inquiry to investigate the report's accusations. However, the past cannot be changed by reports and commissions. Israelis, Palestinians and the international community, led by the US, must focus on forging a better future - beginning with this week's trilateral meeting hosted by President Obama. Read More...


Statement on Toronto International Film Festival

September 9th, 2009

J Street applauds the Toronto International Film Festival for choosing Tel Aviv for its inaugural City-to-City spotlight, and finds protests and criticism of the decision shameful and shortsighted. Read More...


Statement on new Israeli settlement construction

September 4th, 2009

J Street is deeply dismayed by reports of Prime Minister Netanyahu's planned approval of additional settlement construction in the West Bank. Read More...


Statement on Hamas' Holocaust Denial

September 1st, 2009

J Street unequivocally condemns Holocaust denial by Hamas officials, most recently in an open letter to UNRWA Chief John Ging stating that the group refuses to "let our children study a lie invented by the Zionists". Read More...


J Street Names Jewish Community Leader, Washington Insider, Israeli Combat Vet to Head Government Affairs

August 26th, 2009

J Street announced today that Hadar Susskind, an IDF special forces veteran and Vice President and Washington Director of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA), has been appointed Director of Policy and Strategy for the political arm of the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement. Read More...


J Street responds to Neve Gordon's "Boycott Israel" op-ed

August 25th, 2009

Jeremy Ben-Ami responds to Neve Gordon's call in the LA Times to boycott Israel. Read More...


J Street to Launch National Field, Grassroots Program

August 18th, 2009

J Street is excited to explore how a national grassroots operation can enhance our existing work, building support and momentum for U.S. efforts to promote peace and security in the Middle East. Read More...


Statement on Gov. Huckabee's visit to West Bank and E. Jerusalem

August 14th, 2009

J Street hopes Governor Huckabee will cease playing politics with such sensitive issues. Read More...