News Nosh 09.12.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Thursday September 12, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"This thing is being handled like some moonlighting gig."
--Speaking at a conference, Yossi Beilin slams Israel's handling of the peace talks.**


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Meet the Settlers

Jake Wallis Simons / The Telegraph (September 11, 2013)
In a special multimedia feature, Jake Wallis Simons takes a journey through the Israeli settlements on the West Bank and meets the inhabitants of the most controversial land on Earth. Read More >

News Nosh 09.11.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Wednesday September 11, 2013

 

Number of the day:

4.5 million
--The number of shekels which the right-wing Elad organization has sued left-wing organizations, including Peace Now, in libel suits. Peace Now Secretary General Yariv Oppenheimer calls it 'legal terrorism.'**


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Yom Kippur - 5774 (2013)

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Beginning this Friday evening and continuing through Saturday night, the holiday of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, will be observed by Jews throughout the world.

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News Nosh 09.10.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Tuesday September 10, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"The question is, what is the message to commanders who are at the frontline, doing the dirty work and not hiding behind screens..."
--
Lt. Col. Shalom Eisner reacts to his 'severe' punishment for beating a peace activist: two months of community service without pa and forced early retirement from the army**


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Syria and Israel; 20 Years to Oslo - Yossi Alpher's Weekly Analysis

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This week Alpher discusses the interim ramifications for Israel of the Obama appeal for congressional support to attack Syria, the most relevant lessons of Oslo right now, as Israel and the PLO once again seek a negotiated solution, and a summary of the outgoing Jewish year, 5773, from the standpoint of Israel's overall security.

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News Nosh 09.09.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Monday September 09, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"In the end, they will still be sitting in Washington and because of them, the Israelis will be going down to the shelters."

--Maariv political commentator Shalom Yerushalmi on AIPAC's 'help' in getting the US Congress to support a US attack on Syria.**


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News Nosh 09.08.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Sunday September 08, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

'Im Tirtzu is a Fascist movement.'
-- A Facebook group name, which an Israeli judge ruled was not a libel against the far right-wing Im Tirtzu movement.**


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News Nosh 09.04.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Wednesday September 04, 2013

Note: News Nosh will be off Thursday and Friday for the Rosh Hashana holiday.

 

Quote of the day:

"After Assad goes, we'll talk on Facebook."
--Captain Shirin Sheli tells what one of the wounded Syrians she treated said to her upon being released from the secret IDF medical facility.**


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

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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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