APN/Peace Now in the News: May 14 - May 22, 2015

New Jersey Jewish News - May 20, 2015
APN's Ori Nir op-ed: Progressive American Jews: Fight for the Israel you believe in
http://njjewishnews.com/article/27277/progressive-american-jews-fight-for-the-israel-you-believe-in#.VVz01k9Vikp

 

SFgate.com - May 15, 2015
APN's Lara Friedman criticizes legislation that fails to distinguish between Israel and WB settlements
http://blog.sfgate.com/nov05election/2015/05/15/trade-measures-could-shift-u-s-policy-on-israeli-settlements/

 

i24.com (AFP story) - May 14, 2015
Peace Now: Israeli government issues tenders for 85 new homes in WB settlement
http://www.i24news.tv/en/news/israel/71177-150514-israel-re-invites-bids-for-85-w-bank-settler-homes-ngo

 

Ynet (AFP story) - May 15, 2015
Peace Now: Israeli government issues tenders for more homes in WB settlement
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4657673,00.html

 

Ynet.com (AFP story) - May 20, 2015
Peace Now welcomes Israeli government decision to suspend segregated public transportation pilot in West Bank
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4659396,00.html

 

AFP - May 21, 2015
Peace Now: Settlements are leading Israel into an apartheid regime and to moral bankruptcy
http://news.yahoo.com/netanyahu-suspends-w-bank-palestinian-bus-ban-085303579.html

APN/Peace Now in the News: April 19 - May 15, 2015

Los Angeles Jewish Journal - May 11, 2015
APN's Debra DeLee op-ed: When the Knesset tries to muzzle free speech
http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/when_the_knesset_tries_to_muzzle_free_speech

 

The Hill - April 27, 2015
APN's Lara Friedman op -ed : 'Pro-Israel' is not 'pro-settlements'
http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/240037-dear-congress-pro-israel-is-not-pro-settlements

 

Haaretz - April 19, 2015
APN's Lara Friedman: Supreme Court decision is a defeat for Israel and a victory for settlers and BDS
http://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-1.652586

 

The Daily Star (AFP story) - May 14, 2015
Peace Now: Israeli government issues tenders for 85 new homes in West Bank settlement
http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2015/May-14/297968-israel-invites-bids-for-85-wbank-settler-homes-ngo.ashx

 

Politico - May 11, 2015
APN: AIPAC's legitimizing settlements in the guise of defending Israel is "disingenuous and dishonest"
http://www.politico.com/story/2015/05/trade-bill-israel-aipac-117815.html

 

The Jewish Week - May 10, 2015
APN comments on House letter regarding Iran diplomacy
http://www.thejewishweek.com/blogs/political-insider/obama-gets-backing-iran-talks

 

i-24 News - May 8, 2015
Peace Now: More construction planned in East Jerusalem settlemen
http://www.i24news.tv/en/news/israel/diplomacy-defense/70306-150507-israel-approves-900-homes-in-contested-east-jerusalem-area

 

Israel Hayom (Reuters report) - May 8, 2015
Peace Now: Israel planning more construction in East Jerusalem settlement
http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=25325

 

Al-Monitor - May 7, 2015
APN welcomes House letter supporting Iran diplomacy
http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2015/05/senate-iran-review-vote-approval-partisan.html#

 

Reuters - May 7, 2015
Peace Now: Israel planning new construction in East Jerusalem settlement
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/05/07/us-israel-palestinians-un-idUSKBN0NS22Q20150507

 

The Independent (UK) - May 7, 2015
Peace Now: Israel advances new plan for construction in East Jerusalem settlement
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/palestinian-statehood-fears-israels-new-coalition-government-will-bury-the-possibility-of-a-twostate-solution-10233858.html

 

UK Daily Mail (AFP story) - May 7, 2015
Peace Now: Government approves new East Jerusalem settlement construction
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-3071923/Hardline-Israel-government-emerges-angering-Palestinians.html

 

Times of Israel - May 7, 2015
Peace Now: New East Jerusalem settlement construction approved
http://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-okays-900-east-jerusalem-homes-peace-group-says/

 

Arutz 7 - May 7, 2015
Peace Now's Yariv Oppenheimer expresses concern over role of extreme right in government
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/Flash.aspx/325621#.VVUGsvlVikp

 

Lobelog.com - April 30, 2015
APN's Lara Friedman refutes Elliott Abrams' case re: Settlement blocs
http://www.lobelog.com/elliott-abrams-shell-game-on-settlements/

 

Huffington Post - April 23, 2015
APN criticizes Congress vote against European boycott of West Bank settlements
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/23/congress-israel-settlements_n_7129064.html

 

Algemeiner - April 24, 2015
Peace Now among Israeli NGO recipients of European government funds
http://www.algemeiner.com/2015/04/24/new-report-documents-extensive-foreign-funding-behind-left-wing-israeli-ngos/

 

JTA - April 24, 2015
APN decries bill amendment discouraging boycott of WB settlements
http://www.jta.org/2015/04/24/news-opinion/politics/auto-draft-86>

 

Washington Post - April 20, 2015
Peace Now's Yariv Oppenheimer, Israel's biggest critic of settlements, is guarding one on reserve duty
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2015/04/20/why-one-of-israels-biggest-settlement-critics-is-now-guarding-one/

 

Ynet - April 19, 2015
Peace Now's Yariv Oppenheimer on reserve duty securing WB outpost
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4648489,00.html

 

Arutz 7 - April 19, 2015
Peace Now's Yariv Oppenheimer gets to know the settlers up close while guarding them at WB outpost

APN/Peace Now in the News: April 10 - April 17, 2015

 

Daily Beast - April 12, 2015
APN's Lara Friedman: Anachronistic law curtailing Palestinian diplomacy must be rescinded
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/04/12/could-a-pro-israel-congress-cripple-the-world-health-organization.html

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/

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