WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Maine contingent traveled to Washington, D.C., for the fourth annual J Street Conference held Sept. 28-Oct. 1.
J Street is a national organization of primarily Jewish Americans, which advocates a two-state solution of Israel and Palestine living side by side in peace and security.
The Maine group included three representatives of J Street Eastern Maine, and three students from the Bates College chapter of J Street U. The J Street co-chairmen are Todd Miller and Barbara Kates.
A photo was taken after the group had visited the offices of the Maine Congressional delegation. urging support of the current peace negotiations.
More information on J Street is available from Kates at 947-6858 or Eric Goodale at 848-0703.