News Nosh 10.07.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Monday October 07, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"When I was 20-years-old, I realized that my first reaction to hearing Arabic on the streets was fear. I wanted it to be different for my son - that Arabic also be a language of joy, fun and coexistence."
--Adva Shay explains why she decided to send her son to a Jewish-Arab bilingual preschool.**


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News Nosh 10.06.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Sunday October 06, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"In the next version, we will be happy to give you credit for your research study. We believe scientists are envoys of peace and scientists' way of thinking is different from politicians."
--From email Iranian physicists wrote to Israeli physicists over mistakenly not giving the Israeli scientists credit.**


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Plan for the People You Love and Plan for Peace

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Last spring, APN launched a planned giving program. Donors are invited to take us into consideration when thinking about their future. We tell them that our cause is a marathon rather than a sprint. It's not a struggle we'll win overnight. We will win it, though, if we continue to support the Israel we love and the goal of a two-state solution. APN remains the best hope for Israel's future. Please take a look at our new legacy giving program - another way you can support APN.

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News Nosh 10.04.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Friday October 04, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"I don't know what the goal of this government is. Does it want to keep all of the land in our hands, like most of the coalition wants? Does it want to go towards a two-state solution?"
--In an interview with Maariv, former deputy prime minister and Likud MK Dan Meridor expresses doubt in the present government's intentions to reach a peace agreement.**


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APN J Street Panel: Settlements--Not Too Late, Video

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This week at J Street, APN hosted the panel: Settlements--Not Too Late, moderated by APN's President and CEO, Debra DeLee. Panelists included APN's Lara Friedman, the Director of Policy and Government Relations, and Peace Now's Secretary General, Yariv Oppenheimer, as well as Dan Rothem, Senior Research Consultant of the S. Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace and Daniel Seidemann, Founder and Director of Terrestrial Jerusalem.

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News Nosh 10.03.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Thursday October 03, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"The history of detentions of the battling for the freedom of their people, in all countries, including our parents who fought for our freedom, teaches that there is no better school for terror than prison."
--Ze'ev Tzachor argues that it's time to have a public debate about the Shin Bet's system of detaining and imprisoning Palestinians.**


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News Nosh 10.02.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Wednesday October 02, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"Yesterday he seemed - and this is not a printing mistake - trustworthy."
--Yedioth's senior political commentator Sima Kadmon says Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's speech was convincing.**


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News Nosh 10.01.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Tuesday October 1, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"I think they understand the alternative - escalation and bloodshed, or one state - is not an option if you want to keep a Jewish, Zionist state."
-- Likud Minister Tzachi Hanegbi tells J-Street annual conference that even the right-wing members of the Knesset realize the two-state solution is the only relevant one.**


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Hard Questions, Tough Answers with Yossi Alpher: September 30, 2013

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This week, Alpher discusses whether the Syrian chemical weapons agreement and the Obama-Rowhani phone conversation evidence of an approaching "new Munich" and Netanyahu's "sounding the alarm," what the outcome depends upon, what Netanyahu's and Israel's most immediate legitimate concerns are regarding the upcoming round of talks with Iran, how would a possible administration linkage between Iran and Israel-Palestine, as implied in Obama's UN speech work, and how seriously does he take reports of growing tensions between Egypt and the Hamas leadership in Gaza.

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News Nosh 09.30.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Sunday September 30, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"Especially to block construction so the city does not expand to [the open space], so the communities do not expand to it."
--Israel Nature and Parks Authority staffer reveals to visitor the real reason for national park being built in East Jerusalem. **


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