Peace Now Event Features Yesh Atid MK Ofer Selah

Peace Now's series "Peace at the Bar" has been drawing much public and media attention. The event on Monday, August 19 featured Member of Knesset Ofer Selah. Ha'aretz: "In peace deal, East Jerusalem would be Palestinian capital"

APN Founder Mark Rosenblum in the Jewish Journal: The crusader of Israel-Palestinian peace

By Rob Eshman Last Monday night after dinner, after the dishes were cleared, I sat in my dining room with Mark Rosenblum and asked him the question I'd long been meaning to ask: Why don't you just give up?
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This New Year, please help us "nag" a bit more.

When Israel's Maariv daily wrote about housing construction in East Jerusalem this summer, it offered exact numbers - down to the individual house.

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Since the birth of the peace process, popular wisdom has held that an Israeli leader cannot be expected to expend much domestic political capital during talks, because political capital must be saved to "sell" any agreement at the end of talks. In principle, there is some logic in this argument. In practice, that logic is now hitting a brick wall. If recent events indicate the patterns of action to come, talks will be in danger of falling apart long before an agreement is in reach.
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APN 2013 Israel Study Tour SOLD OUT

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The 2013 Israel Study Tour is sold out.
If you would like to be placed on the mailing list for the 2014 Israel study tour please contact Ori Nir at 202-408-9898 or at israeltour@peacenow.org

Americans for Peace Now is organizing a small group study tour to Israel. Participants will explore the "real" Israel -- the one behind the headlines, which tourists typically don't see. More

Hard Questions, Tough Answers with Yossi Alpher: September 3, 2013

Topics discussed are the Assad regime and its assessment of President Obama's decision to postpone a punitive attack pending congressional approval; Israeli assessment of the decision to postpone. Also, the issue of shortages of and long lines for gas masks in Israel, and Israel's security needs if and when a two-state solution is reached.

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APN Founder Mark Rosenblum in the Jewish Journal: The crusader of Israel-Palestinian peace

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By Rob Eshman

Last Monday night after dinner, after the dishes were cleared, I sat in my dining room with Mark Rosenblum and asked him the question I'd long been meaning to ask: Why don't you just give up?

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News Nosh 08.26.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Monday August 26, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"Due to the large number of discriminatory laws, what is needed now is a law to protect the Arab population from the tyranny of the majority, because democracy in the broad sense means protecting the rights of the minority from various types of racists."
--Haaretz commentator Oudeh Basharat writes about the how the so-called "Basic Law: Jewish Nation State" boils down to being anti-Arab.**


News Nosh 08.25.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Sunday August 25, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"There's more than a pinch of irony in the fact that the Israeli regime, so supportive of suppressing the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, is led by the 'Jewish Brotherhood.'"
--Sefi Rachlevsky writes in Haaretz that Israelis need to let go of racist talk of the "nature" of Arabs and instead "see to the cultural circumstances, to expand the humanity of each person to include as many as possible."**

News Nosh 08.23.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Friday, August 23, 2013

 

Number of the day:

16 million.
Amount of shekels (=$4.5 million) the state will spend on developing a national park in the midst of the Arab E. Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, known by some Jews as Ir David, the City of David.**


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