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A Message from J Street’s National Political Director

With voters across the country anxious to hear how candidates for office will keep the country safe, national security is poised to play a significant role in the upcoming election. Hear from J Street’s National Political Director, Ben Shnider, how JStreetPAC will go on the offense in 2016 to defend those who support diplomacy.

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J Street and the 2016 Election

  The 2016 election presents a unique opportunity for the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement to show that diplomacy is not only sound policy, but also good politics. See our memo about JStreetPAC’s plans to go on the offense this election cycle below. The Context: National security and foreign policy are poised to play a more central role in […]

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What Motivates Jewish Voters

See below for a summary of J Street’s 2014 polling. For more information, visit our polling webpage. American Jews overwhelmingly support a two-state solution both in concept and in detail: 80 percent of Jewish voters support a two-state solution that establishes a Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza alongside the State of Israel. […]

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J Street Takes Aim at Johnson, Kirk – National Journal

The group hopes to unseat senators who opposed the Iran deal. By Andrea Drusch The lib­er­al Jew­ish Middle East policy group J Street says it “will fo­cus this year on un­seat­ing” Sens. Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Ron John­son (R-WI), “who led op­pos­i­tion to the Ir­an nuc­le­ar deal.” The group’s polit­ic­al dir­ect­or, Ben Shnider, said of […]

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J Street takes aim at GOP senators who opposed Iran deal – JTA

WASHINGTON (JTA) — J Street will focus this year on unseating Republican senators in Illinois and Wisconsin who led opposition to the Iran nuclear deal. In an interview with JTA Friday, Ben Shnider, the liberal Jewish Middle East policy group’s political director, said the group would focus on defeating Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., and Sen. […]

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