Why J Street Supports the Iran Nuclear Deal

July 15th, 2015

The agreement between the United States, its five international partners and Iran, to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, represents a major step forward that will make the world appreciably safer. Having studied the text of the agreement, J Street intends to back it and work hard for its implementation, making the case to Congress that this agreement serves the vital security interests of both the United States and Israel. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes News of Iran Nuclear Agreement

July 14th, 2015

J Street welcomes news of the agreement struck today by the United States and its international partners with Iran to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. Read More...

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J Street Supports US Negotiators To Secure A Strong Deal

July 9th, 2015

Secretary Kerry's comments prove once again that the United States is insisting on an agreement that meets its stringent criteria to verifiably block each of Iran's pathways to a nuclear weapon. We applaud our negotiators' fortitude in demanding a good deal, and their tireless work to achieve it. We also caution Iran's leaders that neither the American government nor its people--an overwhelming majority of whom, Jewish and non-Jewish, support this diplomacy--will move on this point. Read More...

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J Street mourns Israeli victim of terror

June 30th, 2015

We are deeply saddened by the death of Malakhi Moshe Rosenfeld, from wounds sustained yesterday in a drive-by shooting, which wounded three others. Read More...

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POLL: American Jewish Support for Iran Deal Exceeds Support Among General Population

June 10th, 2015

A new poll of American Jewish attitudes on the US’ Middle East policy, released today by J Street, just weeks ahead of the June 30 deadline for negotiations, finds that American Jewish support for an agreement with Iran exceeds support for the deal among the general US population. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes Decision in Zivotofsky v. Kerry

June 9th, 2015

J Street welcomes the Supreme Court decision Monday related to the status of Jerusalem and American policy that US citizens born there may not list a country of birth on their passports. Read More...

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An open letter from J Street U

June 4th, 2015

Should we listen to the voices of students actually dealing with BDS on campus, or cater to right-wing donors like Sheldon Adelson? Read More...

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J Street Congratulates Ira Stup and Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen--“millennials who are remaking the Jewish community”

June 4th, 2015

J Street is proud to congratulate two of its own--Ira Stup, former director of J Street U; and Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, former J Street U board member and founder of J Street U Princeton--on being named among The Jewish Week’s “36 under 36, The Millennials Who Are Remaking The Jewish Community.” Read More...

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