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J Street statement on USHMM attack

J Street Executive Director Jeremy Ben-Ami issued the following statement after reports of yesterday's shooting at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial...

J Street on President Barack Obama’s Cairo Speech

J Street applauds President Barack Obama’s historic address today and his vision for building a productive American relationship with the...

J Street welcomes Cohen-Boustany-Carnahan letter to Obama

J Street applauds the many Members of Congress who have written to the President today in support of his intention...

J Street responds to Hosni’s candidacy for UNESCO Director-General

J Street expresses its deep concern over the possible appointment of Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni as UNESCO Director-General. Mr....

J Street calls on American Jews, PM, Knesset to stand against discriminatory legislation

Update: J Street welcomes the Israeli ministerial legislative committee's rejection of Yisrael Beiteinu's loyalty oath bill, as well as the...

J Street responds to Netanyahu’s comments on settlement expansion

J Street is deeply dismayed by Prime Minister Netanyahu’s remarks Sunday in which he rejected both a full settlement freeze...

J Street statement on Obama-Netanyahu meeting

J Street commends President Barack Obama on restating today his commitment to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and...

J Street welcomes House passage of Palestinian aid package

J Street welcomes House passage of the President’s Supplemental Budget Request, including $865 million in Palestinian aid, $300 million of...

J Street statement on Palestinian aid, unity government

J Street applauds the House Appropriations Committee for fully funding the President's request for aid for Gaza and the Palestinians...