News Nosh 12.04.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Wednesday December 04, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

 "The country seems to me to be divided between those who want to settle the West Bank and those who seek peace."
--Former governor of Bank of Israel Stanley Fisher makes rare public criticism of Israel.**


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Minister Yaalon Is Acting as the Minister of Settlements

Lara Friedman / Americans for Peace Now (December 3, 2013)
Analysis of settlement data obtained from the Israel's Ministry of Defence, offering a comprehensive understanding of what was and is being promoted in the settlements by the Minister of Defence. Read More >

News Nosh 12.03.12

APN's daily news review from Israel

Tuesday December 03, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"We inform Hamas in a timely manner, that we will be in such and such area, and Hamas spreads out its people on the other side to maintain the peace."
--Channel 10 reveals conversation in which Gaza Division commander Gen. Miki Eisenstein reveals on coordination between Hamas and Israel.**


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Hard Questions, Tough Answers with Yossi Alpher: December 2, 2013

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This week, Alpher discusses whether Salafist Islamist terrorists in the West Bank is another sign of escalation toward a third intifada, if Netanyahu is inciting Congress and American Jewish leaders against Obama in the wake of the Geneva agreement with Iran, and what's behind the sharp protests by Druze and Bedouin--minorities who generally serve in the IDF.

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News Nosh 12.2.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Monday December 02, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"Everyone understood that this is something historic: The president of the Jewish State is sitting in his office in Jerusalem with an Israeli flag, and they're sitting in the Persian Gulf talking about security, war on terror and peace."
--Said by someone involved in the summit of Muslim countries, where Israeli President Shimon Peres was the opening speaker by video.**


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News Nosh 12.1.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Sunday December 01, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"We are troubled by anyone who is not Jewish: Arabs, migrants and even Druze who serve in the army. Therefore we agree to the short line for Jews only and to ignore the obstacle course reserved for the others....We are so concerned with protecting ourselves, we are losing our humanity."
--Yedioth's legal affairs reporter and former judge Boaz Okun on Israel's refusal to allow Druze soldiers enter Israel's nuclear research center as part of a military training exercise.**


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News Nosh 11.29.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Friday November 29, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"...Controversy is always good for PR. So far ticket sales are weak, but a protest could help."
--Cinemateque director
Alon Garbuz on the storm sparked by a Naqba Film Festival being held this weekend in Tel-Aviv.**


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Step by Step toward Shalom with Iran

Rabbi Arthur Waskow has authored a call to the Jewish community to support peace with Iran, stating in part:

"We welcome warmly the greatly increased possibility of a peaceful resolution of the conflicts among the US, Iran, Israel, and other nations.
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Why stuff yourself when you can have just a nosh?

News Nosh

This Thanksgiving, we are thankful for you, our supporters. We are thankful for President Obama and Secretary Kerry in their efforts to broker peace for Israel. And we are thankful to be able to continue the critical work we do.

This Thanksgiving however, we could use a little less stuffing. Instead of being overwhelmed by the enormous amount of news that we are all bombarded with, let us send you a quick Nosh that gives you all you need to know about what is going on in the Middle East. That's right, a News Nosh.

You want to find out what is happening with the peace negotiations; you want straight talk on Iran; you want the breaking news on the unconscionable expansion of settlements. You can surf the web for Israeli news sites, struggle with Hebrew and pop-up ads, or you can let APN do the work for you. Every day. For free. Sign up here.

News Nosh arrives "on your doorstep" (in your inbox) first thing in the morning for you to nibble on with your morning coffee. If you want to keep up with what's happening in Israel, there's no better way to do it than with APN's News Nosh. APN offers you the top Israeli news aggregator, for free. All you need to do is sign up.

We wish you and your families a happy Thanksgiving, and to our Jewish supporters, a happy Chanukah!


Thank you,
Debra DeLee
CEO, Americans for Peace Now

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News Nosh 11.28.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Thursday November 28, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

Sitting facing the paper, seeing you fall / Looking at the paper and cannot make a sound. / Oh my country my homeland, you're going kaput / You broke my heart into little pieces / We had a dream and now it's gone.
--Haaretz's Ari Shavit quotes from apocalyptic song by iconic musical artist Arik Einstein, who died Tuesday, and says Arik was wrong.**


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