J Street did not comment on Mary Robinson

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J Street never issued a single statement related to Mary Robinson. Individuals associated with J Street’s public relations firm may have done some personal work on the issue – but that had nothing to do with J Street, just as the firm’s work for dozens of other clients is completely unrelated to J Street. Read More...

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J Street supports Israeli statehood

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Daniel Levy was part of the original group that conceived of J Street. He is currently a policy consultant to J Street. By way of background, he is Israeli and worked for the Israeli government as part of the team negotiating with the Palestinians in the period after Camp David in 2000-2001, including at Taba. Prior to that, he was a part of the negotiating team in the mid-90’s during his Israeli Defense Forces service, under Prime Minister Yizhak Rabin. Read More...

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J Street did not arrange meetings for Judge Goldstone on Capitol Hill

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Despite a false report in the right-wing Washington Times, J Street did not set up meetings for Judge Goldstone on Capitol Hill, as JTA reports. Former Israeli consul general Colette Avital remains actively involved with J Street and, in fact, joined J Street for a speaking tour this October 2010. Ambassador Avital’s statement on the false Washington Times report is available here Read More...

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J Street did not oppose Congressional letters about the Gaza flotilla

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J Street did not oppose the congressional letters about the flotilla incident but, rather, urged members of Congress to seek changes to the letters or write their own. The sign-on letters circulated in the House and Senate, while expressing strong American support for Israel – a position we endorse – failed to address the impact of the closure of Gaza on the civilian population, the deep American interest in resolving this conflict diplomatically, or the urgency of moving forward with diplomacy before it is too late. Read More...

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J Street proudly sponsored a speaking tour by John Ging

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J Street is proud to have sponsored a speaking tour featuring John Ging, the Gaza Director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Ging’s commitment to peace and human rights should be an example for all of us working to resolve the conflict. Read More...

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J Street supports a settlement freeze

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J Street urged the United States or Israel to prevent a UN Security Council vote on this resolution by clearly laying out a bold vision for peace or freezing Israeli settlements. Read More...

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Jeremy Ben-Ami has no involvement in Ben-Or Communications

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Jeremy Ben-Ami co-founded Ben-Or Communications in 1998 and left the company at the end of 1999. For eleven years since moving from Israel back to the United States, Ben-Ami has had no involvement in management or operation of the business, and in that time he has never received one penny from the company. Read More...

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J Street clearly opposes BDS

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J Street very clearly opposes the global BDS movement and believes that actions that target the state of Israel or its people are inappropriate tools for trying to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Our full policy positions are available here. Read More...

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