The Jewish Student Union at the University of California-Berkeley rejected J Street U for membership for the second time since 2011.
Americans for Peace Now is establishing a presence on college campuses aimed at reaching students and faculty.
Tony Blinken, Vice President Joe Biden's national security adviser, will address this year's J Street conference. Blinken will address a session on the U.S. role in resolving the Arab-Israel conflict and join a panel afterward discussing his remarks.
U.C. Berkeley’s Jewish Student Union includes groups such as Challah for Hunger, Bears for Israel and the Jewish Business Association.