J Street Welcomes Iran Policy Oversight Bill

October 1st, 2015

J Street applauds the introduction of legislation by Senate Foreign Relations Ranking Member Ben Cardin (D-MD) and several of his colleagues to ensure strong Congressional oversight of enforcement of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and other key aspects of US policy toward Iran. J Street supports the bill and will lobby for for its passage and enactment into law. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes Senate Vote on Iran Nuclear Agreement

September 10th, 2015

As strong supporters of the Iran nuclear agreement, J Street is pleased that President Obama will not need to exercise his veto power in order to move forward with its implementation. The wide and vocal backing the President has received from his party in Congress has sent a clear message to the world that the United States is ready and able to honor its international commitments. Read More...

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J Street Deplores House Conduct in Iran Nuclear Debate

September 10th, 2015

J Street is dismayed at the way the Republican majority in the House of Representatives has decided to handle the Iran nuclear agreement, turning a serious national security issue into a political circus fueled by an absurd conspiracy theory. Read More...

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J Street Statement on News that 34 Senators Support Iran Nuclear Agreement

September 2nd, 2015

Today’s news that 34 members of the US Senate are now on record as supporting the Iran nuclear agreement is a significant milestone and a victory for President Obama’s policy of using diplomacy to tackle even the toughest international disputes. This agreement makes Israel, the United States and the world safer. It must now be implemented. Read More...

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J Street Applauds Representative Nadler, Echoes His Call for Civil Discourse

August 21st, 2015

J Street applauds Representative Jerrold Nadler’s decision to support the Iran nuclear deal – and echoes his call for civil discourse and respectful debate on the agreement as well as his condemnation of ad hominem attacks on either side. Read More...

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J Street U Elects National Student Board

August 17th, 2015

J Street U, the student arm of the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement, today announced the election of its sixth national student board. Read More...

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J Street welcomes President Obama’s powerful case for diplomacy

August 5th, 2015

President Obama’s historic address today at American University was one of the most powerful of his presidency, and we welcome his forceful case for the power of American diplomacy and against another costly war in the Middle East. Read More...

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J Street Representatives Meet With United Nations Secretary General

July 27th, 2015

J Street was honored to meet with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon yesterday to discuss the historic nuclear agreement between world powers and Iran, and the vital need for a two-state resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read More...

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