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J Street statement on Palestinian unity government

J Street Executive Director Jeremy Ben-Ami released the following statement upon reports of Palestinian unity government negotiations: We are pleased...

J Street statement on US aid for Gaza reconstruction

Jeremy Ben-Ami, J Street Executive Director, released the following statement: J Street is encouraged by reports that the Administration will...

J Street statement on Durban 2

J Street Executive Director Jeremy Ben-Ami released the following decision: J Street supports President Barack Obama's decision to participate in...

Statement on UAE’s denial of visa to Israeli tennis star Shahar Peer

J Street is troubled by the United Arab Emirates’ decision to deny Israeli tennis player Shahar Peer entry to compete...

J Street applauds President Obama’s pick of Senator George Mitchell for Middle East Envoy

Jeremy Ben-Ami, Executive Director of J Street, issued the following statement welcoming Senator George Mitchell's appointment to the role of...

Statement on Sen. Mitchell’s appointment as Middle East Envoy

Jeremy Ben-Ami, Executive Director of J Street, issued the following statement welcoming Senator George Mitchell's appointment to the role of...

J Street statement on ceasefire in Gaza

We welcome the decision on Saturday, January 17th, by the Israeli cabinet to bring an end to military operations in...

J Street welcomes news of Israel’s decision to end military operations in Gaza

We welcome yesterday’s decision by the Israeli cabinet to bring an end to military operations in Gaza. We hope this...

Statement welcoming US-Israeli efforts to halt weapons smuggling into Gaza strip

J Street welcomes the State Department announcement of an agreement signed by United States Secretary of State Condeleeza Rice and...