J Street played a critical role in mustering the support at home to get that deal through the United States Congress…. You made sure the voices of those who support Israel and supported the deal were heard. So thank you – thank you, thank you for your efforts. You have made the world a little safer. – Vice President Joe Biden
The fight over the nuclear deal was one of the most important foreign policy battles in decades. The outcome of the debate will likely have major consequences for the shape of American foreign policy for decades going forward.
J Street committed to taking a major stand in favor of the deal as advancing the security interests of the United States and Israel. With huge sums of money and resources mobilized by opponents, we aimed to demonstrate to Members of Congress that strong support for the agreement existed among the majority of pro-Israel, pro-peace American Jews along with American and Israeli security experts.
Our effort included: