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Netanyahu Invited to White House Next Week

J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami released the following statement after White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel invited Israeli Prime...

Statement on UN Security Council Iran Sanctions Resolution

J Street welcomes this week's announcement that the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council and Germany have...

Statement on House Resolution 1359, Calling for Shalit’s Release

J Street applauds the introduction of House Resolution 1359, which is an important demonstration of bipartisan support not just for...

Peter Beinart’s Wake-Up Call to the U.S. Jewish Establishment

Jeremy Ben-Ami, President of J Street, reacts to Peter Beinart's recent essay entitled "The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment"...

For the Sake of Zion

J Street applauds the American Jewish leaders who have launched a new effort, called For the Sake of Zion, to...

J Street Welcomes Obama’s Iron Dome Funding Request, Urges Quick Congressional Approval

J Street welcomes the Obama Administration's recent Congressional request for additional funding for Israel's "Iron Dome" to protect Israeli civilians...

J Street’s Open Letter to the Conference of Presidents

J Street Executive Director Jeremy Ben-Ami wrote an open letter to Alan Solow, Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of...

Israel Accepted into OECD

Yesterday, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) unanimously accepted Israel’s application for membership to the exclusive organization of...

Rabbi Michael Lerner’s home vandalized

We at J Street were outraged last week to learn that Rabbi Michael Lerner's home was vandalized by those who...