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Israeli Bill to Unilaterally Annex Settlements to Jerusalem Would Cross Major Red Line

J Street is deeply alarmed by reports that Israel’s cabinet will vote on Sunday to advance the “Greater Jerusalem Bill.”...

Trump’s Baseless Decertification of Iran Deal is Dangerous; Congress Must Maintain the Agreement

President Trump’s expected announcement that the JCPOA is not in the US national security interest is a dangerous act of...

Trump’s Withdrawal from UNESCO Undermines US and Israeli Interests, Abdicates Leadership

The decision by the Trump administration to withdraw from full US membership in UNESCO is deeply misguided and will only...

ACLU Lawsuit on Kansas Anti-BDS Law Raises Important Questions About Free Speech Issues

J Street notes with interest the American Civil Liberties Union's filing of a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a...

Trump’s Decertification of JCPOA Would Be Baseless and Dangerous; Congress Must Maintain the Agreement

President Trump’s expected announcement to Congress that the JCPOA is not in the US national security interest is a baseless...

US Must Rebuke Netanyahu: Unilateral Annexation of Settlements Would Be Disastrous

By endorsing the unilateral annexation of Ma’aleh Adumim and many other Israeli settlements near Jerusalem, Prime Minister Netanyahu has fully...

Military Officials Sending Trump a Clear Message: Uphold the Iran Deal

Today, Secretary of Defense Mattis told the Senate Armed Services Committee that it was in the national security interest of...

J Street Concerned by Ambassador Friedman’s Comments on Settlements; Welcomes State Department’s Disavowal

J Street is deeply concerned by US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman’s comments to an Israeli news site this week...

J Street Worried by Demolition Threat to Susya – Calls On US State Department to Intervene

J Street is deeply worried by reports that the Israeli Defense Ministry this week plans to ask Israel’s High Court...