JStreet

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J Street "is the political arm of the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement.

"J Street was founded to promote meaningful American leadership to end the Arab-Israeli and Palestinian-Israel conflicts peacefully and diplomatically. We support a new direction for American policy in the Middle East and a broad public and policy debate about the U.S. role in the region...

"J Street is itself a 501(c)(4) organization and is part of the J Street family of organizations, which includes an independent, legally unconnected Political Action Committee, JStreetPAC." [1]

Israeli Supporters

Accessed May 2008: [2]

  • Yossi Alpher - bitterlemons; former Senior Member of Mossad; former Director of the Jaffe Center for Strategic Studies
  • Col (Ret) Shaul Arieli - Council on Peace and Security; former Commander Gaza Brigade; former head of the 'Peace Negotiations Administration' under PM Ehud Barak
  • Uzi Baram - Former Minister of Internal Affairs and Tourism; former Secretary General of the Labor Party
  • Shlomo Ben Ami - Former Foreign Minister and Public Security Minister
  • Daniel Ben Simon - Journalist and commentator for Ha'aretz Newspaper
  • Brig Gen (Ret) Shlomo Brom - Former deputy head of IDF Strategic Planning and Deputy National Security Advisor
  • Avrum Burg - Former Speaker of the Knesset and Chairman of the Jewish Agency
  • Naomi Chazan - Former Deputy Speaker of Knesset; founder, Israel Women's Network
  • Galia Golan - Interdisciplinary Center, Herzlia
  • Tamar Hermann - Dean of Academic Studies, The Open University of Israel; Senior Fellow, Israel Democracy Institute
  • Anat Hoffman - Executive Director of Israel Religious Action Center
  • Dave Kimche - Former Director General of the Foreign Ministry
  • Maj Gen (Ret) Amos Lapidot - Former Commander of Israel Air Force; former President of the Technion University, Haifa
  • Alon Liel - Former Director General of the Foreign Ministry
  • Maj Gen (Ret) Amnon Lipkin-Shahak - Former Chief of the General Staff of the IDF; former Minister of Transport & Tourism.
  • Maj Gen (Ret) Amram Mitzna - Former Chairman of the Israel Labor Party and Knesset Member; former Commander of the IDF Central Command and Planning Branch; former Mayor of Haifa
  • Nimrod Novik - Former senior advisor to the Prime Minister; businessman; Chairman of the Economic Cooperation Foundation
  • Brig Gen (Ret) Israela Oron - Former deputy National Security Council's adviser; former Chief of the Women's Corp
  • Brig Gen (Ret) Ilan Paz - Former Head of the Civil Administration in the West Bank
  • Avi Primor - Former Israeli Ambassador to the EU and Germany; Director of European Studies at the IDC in Herzeliya
  • Ron Pundak - Director General of the Peres Center for Peace
  • Dalia Rabin - Chair of the Rabin Center; former Member of Knesset and Deputy Minister of Defense
  • Rabbi Andrew Sacks - Director General of the Rabbinical Assembly in Israel
  • Talia Sasson - Former Special Adviser to Prime Minister Sharon; authored the Sasson report on illegal settlements
  • Uri Savir - President of the Glocal Forum; former Member of Knesset and Director General of the Foreign Ministry
  • Alice Shalvi - Recipient of the Israel Prize for Lifetime Achievement; former Rector of Jewish Studies Seminary, Jerusalem, founding chair of the Israel Women’s Network
  • Rabbi Levi Weiman-Kelman - Kehilat Kol HaNeshama, Jerusalem

Advisory Council

Accessed May 2008: [3]

Contact

Web: http://www.jstreet.org

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles

References

  1. About, JStreet, accessed May 28, 2008.
  2. Israeli Supporters, JStreet, accessed May 28, 2008.
  3. Advisory Council, JStreet, accessed May 28, 2008.