APN/Peace Now in the News: March 20 - March 27, 2015

LA Jewish Journal - March 25, 2015
APN Board Member Dick Gunther: Why I continue to support peace
http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/why_i_continue_to_support_peace

 

Los Angeles Times - March 22, 2015
Peace Now's Hagit Ofran: Pressure will be imperative to curtail next government's settlement construction intentions
http://www.latimes.com/world/middleeast/la-fg-israeli-settlements-election-20150322-story.html#page=1

 

APN/Peace Now in the News: March 6 - March 13, 2015

New York Times - March 12, 2015
Major NYT expose on Netanyahu's settlement policy uses Peace Now as chief source and quotes Peace Now's Hagit Ofran
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/03/12/world/middleeast/netanyahu-west-bank-settlements-israel-election.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=photo-spot-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=3

 

Washington Post - March 6, 2015
Magazine piece profile and interview with APN Board Member Sara Ehman (and others)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/magazine/three-audacious-women-before-audacious-was-in/2015/02/26/9dd26308-9c1f-11e4-bcfb-059ec7a93ddc_story.html

 

Washington Jewish Week - March 11, 2015
Interview with Yossi Alpher, analyst for APN
http://washingtonjewishweek.com/20345/strategic-analysts-hard-look-at-israels-periphery/

 

Washington Jewish Week - March 13, 2015
APN urges Hillel's president to reconsider canceling his J Street appearance
http://washingtonjewishweek.com/20268/hillels-fingerhut-cancels-j-street-appearance/

APN/Peace Now in the News: February 27 - March 6, 2015

Huffington Post - March 3, 2015
APN's Aaron Mann op-ed: Netanyahu's 'Mr. Security' Mirage
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/aaron-mann/netanyahus-mr-security-mirage_b_6790894.html

 

Tablet - March 4, 2015
Letty Cottin Pogrebin, in a tribute to Leonard Nimoy, remembers fundraising letter he signed for APN
http://tabletmag.com/scroll/189420/letty-cottin-pogrebin-leonard-nimoy

 

Boulder Jewish News - February 27, 2015
APN Board Member Thomas Feldman (among others) letter to the editor blast Netanyahu's congressional speech
http://boulderjewishnews.org/2015/response-sky-will-not-fall-if-degette-not-in-hall/

 

CNN Wire Service - March 1, 2015
APN: Netanyahu's brazen conduct hinders his efforts achieve his goals in Washington
http://wtvr.com/2015/03/01/benjamin-netanyahu-congress-speech/

 

CNN - March 1, 2015
CNN's Fareed Zakaria quotes Peace Now settlement report in interview with Herzog
http://cnnpressroom.blogs.cnn.com/2015/03/01/israeli-opposition-leader-netanyahus-speech-in-congress-is-a-mistake/

 

San Diego Jewish World - March 2, 2015
APN press release on Netanyahu speech published in its entirety
http://www.sdjewishworld.com/2015/03/02/apn-to-netanyahu-use-speech-to-repair-relations/

 

 

APN/Peace Now in the News: February 20 - February 26, 2015

AFP - February 23, 2015
Peace Now: 40% rise in new West Bank settlement homes in 2014
http://news.yahoo.com/40-rise-west-bank-settlement-homes-2014-ngo-195121226.html

Xinhua - February 23, 2015
Peace Now: New Jewish settlement construction in the West Bank rose by 40% in 2014
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/150223/new-settlement-construction-rises-palestinian-west-bank-ngo

Reuters - February 23, 2015
Peace Now: Israeli settlement building tenders hit record high
http://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFKBN0LR23520150223

WAFA - February 24, 2015
Peace Now: substantial increase in Israeli settlement construction activities in 2014
http://english.wafa.ps/index.php?action=detail&id=27943

World Bulletin - February 24, 2015
Peace Now: Israel's settlement activities rise by 40% in 2014
http://www.worldbulletin.net/news/155589/israels-settlement-activities-rise-by-40-in-2014

JTA - February 24, 2015
Peace Now: New housing starts in West Bank rose by 40% in '14
http://www.jta.org/2015/02/24/news-opinion/israel-middle-east/peace-now-new-housing-starts-in-west-bank-rose-by-40-in-14

Times of Israel - February 24, 2015
Peace Now: Nearly 5,000 new units built in West Bank settlements in 2014
http://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-reportedly-planning-48000-new-homes-in-west-bank/

APN/Peace Now in the News: February 6 - February 13, 2015

LobeLog (Jim Lobe) - February 6, 2015
APN's Debra DeLee quoted on Netanyahu-Boehner scandal
http://www.mintpressnews.com/bibi-boehner-fallout-continues/201926/

Ynet - February 10, 2015
Poll commissioned by Peace Now: 75% say not enough law enforcement to combat political violence and incitement
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4625107,00.html

The Forward - February 12, 2015
Jerry Koenig of the Forward, a co-founder of Peace Now, dies
http://forward.com/articles/214668/jerry-koenig-forward-ad-director-and-activist-dies/

APN/Peace Now in the News: January 30 - February 6, 2015

Huffington Post - January 30, 2015
Peace Now: New settlement tenders are a "pre-election grab"
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/30/israeli-settlements-_n_6580530.html?utm_hp_ref=politics&ir=Politics

Deutsche Welle - January 30, 2015
Peace Now: New tenders are an attempt to create facts on the ground before the elections
http://www.dw.de/israel-issues-tenders-for-new-west-bank-settlements/a-18227155

Al Jazeera America - January 30, 2015
Peace Now slams new Israeli government tenders for settlement construction
http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2015/1/30/israel-settlements-politics.html

Jerusalem Post (Reuters story) - January 30, 2015
Peace Now exposes: Israeli government issues tenders for 450 housing units in WB settlements
http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/US-UK-condemn-latest-Israeli-plan-for-settler-housing-as-illegal-illegitimate-389538

Wall Street Journal - January 30, 2015
Peace Now: Israeli government issues new tenders for West Bank settlement construction
http://www.wsj.com/articles/israel-issues-hundreds-of-tenders-for-housing-in-west-bank-1422615492?tesla=y

Truth-Out - January 30, 2015
APN calls for postponing congressional speech of Israeli prime minister
http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/28828-rep-keith-ellison-postpone-netanyahu-s-speech-to-congress#

Ynet - February 2, 2015
Peace Now's Yariv Oppenheimer calls on President Rivlin to cancel visit to Hebron
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4622161,00.html

APN/Peace Now in the News: January 23 - January 30, 2015

LA Times - January 27, 2015
APN's Lara Friedman quoted in a story on Congress' holding Iran sanctions legislation
http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/politicsnow/la-na-congress-iran-sanctions-20150127-story.html

Chicago Tribune (LA Times Syndication) - January 27, 2015
APN's Lara Friedman quoted in a story on Congress' holding Iran sanctions legislation
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/la-na-congress-iran-sanctions-20150127-story.html

Haaretz - January 30, 2015
Peace Now: Israeli government issues tenders for 450 West Bank settlement housing units
http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.639879

Associated Press - January 30, 2015
Peace Now report: Israel's government issues West Bank settlement building tenders
http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2015/jan/30/ahead-of-election-israel-issues-west-bank/

APN/Peace Now in the News: January 9-January 16, 2015

Boston Globe - January 12, 2015
APN's Ori Nir op-ed: Israelis need optimism
http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2015/01/12/israelis-need-optimism/WTc5q4ECTw7hTBd1rp9FyN/story.html

The Forward - January 9, 2015
APN participates in progressive list running in elections for WZO
http://forward.com/articles/212347/the-zionist-election-you-can-participate-in-if-y/

The Wrap - January 15, 2015
Peace Now's Yariv Oppenheimer to take part in premiere of new Travel Channel series
https://tv.yahoo.com/news/travel-channel-breaking-borders-sets-premiere-date-location-170024879.html

APN/Peace Now in the News: December 19, 2014 - January 2, 2015

The Forward - December 23, 2014
APN's Lara Friedman opinion piece: Stop Babying Israel at the U.N. Security Council
http://blogs.forward.com/forward-thinking/211488/stop-babying-israel-at-the-un-security-council/

People's World - December 19, 2014
APN sponsors Jerusalem lecture with Daniel Seidemann
http://peoplesworld.org/the-present-and-future-of-jerusalem-a-peace-activist-s-view/

San Diego Jewish World - December 24, 2014
APN press release re: UNSC vote reprinted in entirety
http://www.sdjewishworld.com/2014/12/24/apn-u-s-support-french-u-n-resolution/

Intermountain Jewish News - December 31, 2014
APN's Debra DeLee participates in Denver panel on Israeli-Palestinian peace
http://www.ijn.com/ijn-news/local/5145-j-street-speaks-in-denver

APN/Peace Now in the News: January 2 - January 9, 2015

Al-Monitor – January 4, 2015
Peace Now estimates: cost of settlements to national budget is 2 billion Shekels annually
http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2015/01/israel-palestinians-settlement-policy-elections-2015-labor.html#

Jerusalem Post – January 6, 2015
High Court sides with Peace Now petition and orders remaining Migron settler structures demolished
http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/High-court-orders-raising-of-last-7-homes-in-West-Bank-Migron-outpost-386907

Cleveland Jewish News – January 7, 2015
APN's Ori Nir to kick off series of events on discussing controversial subjects in a spirit of understanding
http://www.clevelandjewishnews.com/news/local/article_df91445c-95d1-11e4-a875-0b3957ccec64.html

The Forward – January 9, 2015
APN participates in progressive list running in elections for WZO  
http://forward.com/articles/212347/the-zionist-election-you-can-participate-in-if-y/

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