J Street Board Member

John Yarmuth served eight terms as the Representative of Kentucky’s third Congressional District, which includes most of the Louisville Metro area, and was Chairman of the House Budget Committee from 2019-2023. Congressman Yarmuth co-led a delegation to Israel and the Palestinian Territory with the J Street Education Fund, and helped lead numerous pieces of legislation and initiatives in support of Israeli-Palestinian peace. He was a prominent leader in building Congressional support for President Obama’s JCPOA nuclear agreement, which blocked Iran’s pathways to a nuclear weapon prior to its unilateral abandonment by President Trump.