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J Street Responds to Abbas Speech in the Wake of Trump’s Jerusalem Announcement

J Street rejects the divisive and inflammatory rhetoric used by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in his recent speech to the...

Congress Continues to Maintain Successful Iran Nuclear Agreement, Takes No “Fast-Track Action” to Violate it

Sixty days after President Trump’s decision not to re-certify the Iran nuclear agreement, the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act (INARA)...

Trump’s Change of US Policy on Jerusalem Undermines Peace Efforts, Could Lead to Violence

President Trump’s announcement today that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is an unhelpful step with...

Statement by J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami in advance of Trump Administration Announcement Regarding Jerusalem

It would be a profound mistake for President Trump to take action this week that fundamentally changes long-standing US policy...

Senate Letter Challenges Home Demolitions and Settlement Expansion in the West Bank

US senators today sent to Prime Minister Netanyahu a powerful and important warning that ongoing home demolitions and settlement expansion...

Administration Acted Wisely on PLO Mission Decision

J Street welcomes a decision by the Trump administration canceling its previous intention to close the PLO diplomatic mission in Washington.

Demolitions in Susya Would Endanger Prospects for Two States

J Street is deeply concerned by news that the Israeli government plans to proceed with the partial demolition of Susya,...

Closing the Palestinian Diplomatic Offices in Washington Hurts Peace Efforts

A reported decision by the Trump administration to shutter the Palestinian diplomatic office in Washington, DC is a self-defeating step...

Violence Against Reform Jews at Western Wall is Inexcusable

J Street is appalled by an incident at the Western Wall today when a delegation of Reform Jews was roughed up by...