Anti-Israel Group Has ‘Open Door’ To Biden Administration

The George Soros-funded group J Street is pressuring President Joe Biden to stances hostile to the Jewish state — and its founder thanked State Department officials for an “open door” to the Administration.

Jeremy Ben-Ami founded the leftist J Street and has been working against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in various ways.

Back in 2021, Ben-Ami’s group urged Biden to pressure Netanyahu to cancel a “Jerusalem Day” march. The Prime Minister delayed the march from May to June and re-routed it away from the Temple Mount area, but did not cancel the event.

Israel’s official response was “Mind your own business.” Israeli National Security official Ben Shabbat said in a phone call with U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan: “Israel believes the Biden administration and the rest of the international community should stay out of the crisis in Jerusalem and avoid pressing Israel.”

J Street is opposed to Israel’s current retaliation against Hamas’s October 7, 2023 attack. Their website claims the war has “caused an unfathomable level of civilian casualties” in Gaza.

Former President Donald Trump did not pressure Israel in this manner. On the contrary — he recognized Israel’s sovereignty over Jerusalem and the Golan Heights. He largely did not criticize Israel over its defensive actions in the West Bank and Jerusalem. His relationship with Netanyahu was a good one.

This stands in stark contrast to President Biden, whose Israel policy has been driven by the J Street bug in his ear. In a personal email to then deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman, Ben-Ami stated directly: “Thanks for the open door.” To say the least, America’s pivot to Biden’s mixed Israel policy has been a source of headaches for the 74-year-old Netanyahu.

This and other emails revealing the nature of Biden’s relationship with J street were released via the pressure of Reed Rubinstein from the watchdog group America’s First Legal. He stated to the Washington Free Beacon that the emails show “evidence of the Biden administration’s deep hostility to Israel.”

A closer look at J Street’s website shows that they are about more than just Israel. The far-left fingerprints of George Soros’ agenda are not difficult to spot. It reads like a whistle-stop tour of the billionaire’s Marxist worldview.

“At J Street, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our mission…”
“We acknowledge that we live in a society that has been shaped by systemic oppression and discrimination.”