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Dangerous Trump Budget Cuts Undermine American Diplomacy and Security

J Street is deeply concerned about the drastic, irresponsible cuts to the State Department and to important foreign assistance and...

J Street Reacts to President Trump’s Speech in Jerusalem

J Street was encouraged that in his speech in Jerusalem today and throughout his trip to the Middle East, President...

Jessica Smith joins J Street as first Chief Operating Officer

J Street is pleased to announce that Jessica Smith joined its leadership team as Chief Operating Officer today. Smith comes...

Our Thoughts on President Trump’s Upcoming Visit

As President Trump prepares to take his first official trip to Israel and the Middle East, he and his administration...

Sanctions Waivers Further Confirmation Iran Deal is Working

J Street welcomes news that the Trump Administration is re-issuing sanctions waivers necessary to uphold US obligations under the Joint...

Trump’s Compromise of Israeli Intelligence Sources Deeply Concerning

J Street is deeply concerned by reports that President Trump, in a meeting last week with the Russian foreign minister,...

Israel’s “Nationality Bill” is a Bad Idea

The so-called Israel Nationality Law approved on Sunday by the Ministerial Committee on Legislation does nothing to enshrine Israel’s status...

J Street Concerned by Trump Administration’s Proposed Cuts to State Department Personnel

J Street is deeply concerned by reports this week that the Trump administration plans to cut 2300 State Department jobs...

J Street Welcomes State Department’s Recognition of Civil Society Organizations’ Importance

We welcome the US State Department’s reminder this week that civil society groups have an important place in democracies.