Jeremy Ben-Ami


Bibi Speech Gave Us Green Light To Openly Debate Israel — at Last

By Jeremy Ben-Ami

Bibi Speech Gave Us Green Light To Openly Debate Israel — at Last
The legacy of Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech wasn’t sound bites or standing ovations. Jeremy Ben-Ami writes that American Jews now know they can debate policy — while supporting Israel.Read More


Don't Let the Billionaires Decide

By Jeremy Ben-Ami

Don't Let the Billionaires Decide
Billionaires like Sheldon Adelson and Haim Saban often claim to speak for American Jews on Israel. J Street’s Jeremy Ben-Ami says this needs to end.Read More


In Reaction to Iran Deal, a Clash of Worldviews

By Jeremy Ben-Ami

In Reaction to Iran Deal, a Clash of Worldviews
The new Iran nuclear deal has led to some Israel-Diaspora tensions, writes Jeremy Ben-Ami. The truth is: Most American Jews want a diplomatic solution.Read More


On Israel, a Fork in the Road

By Jeremy Ben-Ami

Benjamin Netanyahu’s imminent return to the prime minister’s office is likely to force a long-overdue discussion in the American Jewish community over what it really means to be “pro-Israel.”Read More


For Israel's Sake, Moderate American Jews Must Find Their Voice

By Jeremy Ben-Ami

For Israel's Sake, Moderate American Jews Must Find Their Voice
In just a few short years, the “two-state solution” has gone from presumed conclusion to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to an increasingly distant hope. Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has himself said that without such a deal, “the State of Israel is finished.”Read More



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