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Trump Tweets Continue to Inflame Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Shatter US Influence

President Trump continues to flick lighted matches on the smoldering powder keg that is the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In just two...

West Bank Annexation Threat is Real: New Likud Party Vote is A Wake Up Call

This week’s vote by the Likud Party Central Committee calling for imposition of Israeli sovereignty over all West Bank settlements...

UNGA Vote Shows How Jerusalem Decision Has Isolated US, Undermined Credibility

The result of today’s hugely lopsided vote by the United Nations General Assembly is the latest sign that the overwhelming...

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.