APN/Peace Now in the News: September 12-19, 2014

Boston Globe - September 15, 2014
In Memory: Leonard Fein 
http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/09/14/leonard-fein-writer-and-activist-illuminated-roles-and-responsibilities-america-jews/PIzs464sVq3Qy1f3HZGiiM/story.html

 

Boston Globe (AP Story) - September 17, 2014
Peace Now's Yariv Oppenheimer commenting on surge in number of West Bank settlers
http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/world/2014/09/16/west-bank-settler-group-boasts-rapid-growth/9TjFJXTydM6EFQndZ5TpML/story.html

 

LA Jewish Journal - September 17, 2014
Peace Now data quoted in opinion article criticizing Israeli government's West Bank settlement policy
http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/west_bank_land_grab_undermines_two_state_advocacy

 

Haaretz - September 18, 2014
Peace Now data quoted in opinion article criticizing Israeli government's West Bank settlement policy
http://www.haaretz.com/news/national/.premium-1.616291

APN/Peace Now in the News: September 5 - September 12, 2014

The Forward - September 12, 2014
APN Board Member Kathleen Peratis writes about her recent visit to Gaza
http://forward.com/articles/205541/walking-amid-the-rubble-of-gaza/

 

The Middle East Eye - September 5, 2014
Peace Now's Yariv Oppenheimer on the movement's dilemma during the Gaza war
http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/israel-s-zionist-left-chronicle-ambivalence-2036189258

 

The NY Jewish Week - September 10, 2014
Hagit Ofran and Lara Friedman comment on legal process concerning Gush Etzion bloc and the motivations behind Israel's declaration of it as "state land"
http://www.thejewishweek.com/news/israel-news/gush-bloc-land-may-not-end-up-israeli-hands>

 

The Jerusalem Post - September 11, 2014
A reflection by Rabbi Barry Leff on his tour to Hebron with APN's Study Tour
http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/A-rare-visit-to-Hebron-375122

 

 

APN/Peace Now in the News: August 29, 2014 - September 5, 2014

Newsweek - August 31, 2014
Peace Now: Largest West Bank land appropriation in 30 years
http://www.newsweek.com/israel-appropriates-west-bank-land-possible-settlement-use-267768

 

New York Times - August 31, 2014
Peace Now's Yariv Oppenheimer: New land appropriation is a political knife in the back of Abbas
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/01/world/middleeast/israel-claims-nearly-1000-acres-of-west-bank-land-near-bethlehem.html?_r=2

 

Haaretz - September 3, 2014
Peace Now: Largest West Bank land appropriation in 30 years
http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/1.613825

 

Haaretz - September 3, 2014
Peace Now: Land grab meant to link Israel with West Bank, not just expand settlements
http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.613852

APN/Peace Now in the News: August 15 - August 22, 2014

Haaretz - August 19, 2014
Seth Lipsky reflects on life of Leonard Fein
http://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-1.611380

 

Al-Arabiya - August 16, 2014
Thousands Gather at Pro-Peace Demonstration organized by Peace Now
http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2014/08/17/Thousands-of-pro-peace-Israelis-stage-demo-.html

 

+972 Blog - August 16, 2014
Thousands Gather at Pro-Peace Demonstration organized by Peace Now
http://972mag.com/10000-protest-in-tel-aviv-for-a-just-peace-end-to-occupation/95569/

 

JTA - August 17, 2014
Thousands Gather at Pro-Peace Demonstration organized by Peace Now
http://www.jta.org/2014/08/17/news-opinion/israel-middle-east/thousands-of-pro-peace-demonstrators-gather-in-tel-aviv

 

JWeekly.com - August 21, 2014
Demonstration organized by Peace Now calls for peace with Palestinians
http://www.jweekly.com/article/full/72426/tel-aviv-protest-calls-for-peace-with-palestinians/

APN/Peace Now in the News: August 8-August 15, 2014

The Guardian - July 31, 2014

APN News Nosh's editor, Orly Halpern, quoted in story about Israeli media coverage of Gaza War
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/31/israeli-polls-support-gaza-campaign-media

Jerusalem Post - August 9, 2014
Hundreds show up to pro-peace Tel Aviv demonstration, co-sponsored by Peace Now, despite police orders to cancel 
http://www.jpost.com/Operation-Protective-Edge/Tel-Aviv-anti-war-protest-canceled-by-police-due-to-public-safety-risk-370569

New York Times - August 12, 2014
APN Board Member Judith Tuller Letter to the Editor re: Hillary Clinton's comments on foreign policy
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/13/opinion/clinton-vs-obama-on-foreign-policy.html?_r=0

 

APN/Peace Now in the News: August 1 - August 8, 2014

Los Angeles Jewish Journal - August 4, 2014
APN's David Pine quoted in story on LA's reaction to Gaza war
http://www.jewishjournal.com/cover_story/article/los_angeles_reaction_to_gazan_fighting_ranges_from_anxiety_to_empathy

 

Los Angeles Jewish Journal - August 6, 2014
APN's David Pine participates in panel on Gaza war
http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/los_angeles_community_reacts_to_violence_in_the_gaza_war

 

The New York Jewish Week - August 6, 2014
APN Board Member Michael Walzer, on APN briefing call, quoted re: Gaza war
http://www.thejewishweek.com/news/israel-news/what-now-long-term-solution-hamas-unlikely

 

Haaretz - August 7, 2014
APN Board Member Jo-Ann Mort's op-ed: I'm not walking away from Israel
http://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-1.609445

 

Voice of America - August 7, 2014
APN's Ori Nir: Pivot to two-state negotiations with PLO
http://www.voanews.com/content/will-gaza-crisis-force-israelis-palestinians-back-to-lasting-peace-talks/2406499.html

 

Herald Globe (VOA story) - August 7, 2014
>APN's Ori Nir: Pivot to two-state negotiations with PLO
http://www.heraldglobe.com/index.php/sid/224538821

APN/Peace Now in the News: July 25 - August 1, 2014

San Diego Jewish News - July 29, 2014
APN press release reprinted in entirety
http://www.sdjewishworld.com/2014/07/29/apn-ceasefire-now-desirable-israel/

Haaretz - July 29, 2014
APN's Ori Nir quoted in Emily Hauser's article on progressive American Jews' discomfort with Israeli policies and practices
http://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-1.607841

The Forward - July 30, 2014
APN among US Jewish progressive groups not critical of Israel's Gaza incursion
http://forward.com/articles/203111/j-streets-gaza-war-support-wins-moderate-praise--/?p=all

Arutz 7 - July 30, 2014
Peace Now's Yariv Oppenheimer criticizes Benett over call to broaden Gaza war
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/183500#.U9v1TPldWbp

APN/Peace Now in the News: July 18-July 25, 2014

Sun Sentinel - July 21, 2014
Rabbi Bruce Warshal praises APN and other peace groups for not losing hope
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/florida-jewish-journal/opinion/fl-jjps-warshal-0723-20140721,0,5120809.story

Global Research (online) - July 22, 2014
Peace Now mentioned in article about attacks on Israel's peace movement
http://www.globalresearch.ca/israeli-peace-movement-members-shouted-down-and-physically-attacked/5392698

The NY Jewish Week - July 23, 2014
APN's statement on Gaza War quoted
http://www.thejewishweek.com/news/new-york/fault-lines-open-civilian-deaths-mount

LA Jewish Journal - July 23, 2014
APN's David Pine quoted on Gaza War
http://www.jewishjournal.com/cover_story/article/los_angeles_reaction_to_gazan_fighting_ranges_from_anxiety_to_empathy

APN/Peace Now in the News: June 28 - July 11, 2014

The Forward - July 9, 2014
APN's Lara Friedman op-ed: Reports that murder of Palestinian teen may have been committed by Palestinians defamed Palestinian society

http://blogs.forward.com/forward-thinking/201752/a-blood-libel-against-all-palestinians/?picks_feed=true&picks_feed=true&picks_feed=true

The Forward - July 10, 2014
APN-ATFP joint internship program participants find common ground in Washington
http://forward.com/articles/201759/israeli-and-palestinian-roommates-find-common-grou/?p=all

Haaretz (reprint of Forward story) - July 10, 2014
APN-ATFP joint internship program participants find common ground in Washington
http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/1.604311

LA Jewish Journal - July 9, 2014
APN intern Hamze Awawdeh's article: Far from family in West Bank: A very different Ramadan
http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/far_from_family_in_west_bank_a_very_different_ramadan

Defense News - June 28, 2014
APN: US security aid to the PA is in Israel's national security interest
http://www.defensenews.com/article/20140628/DEFREG04/306280020

The Arab Daily News (online, US-based) - July 2, 2014
APN press releases on recent violence reprinted in entirety
http://thearabdailynews.com/2014/07/02/americans-peace-now-denounces-murder-palestinian-israeli-teenagers/

Times of Israel - July 3, 2014
Thousands take part in Peace Now's "Demonstration of Sanity"
http://www.timesofisrael.com/thousands-protest-wave-of-hate-in-tel-aviv/

Washington Jewish Week - July 2, 2014
APN's Ori Nir doesn't expect major Israeli offense against Gaza Strip
http://washingtonjewishweek.com/13558/mourning-questions-follow-israeli-teens-murder/

Ynet - July 3, 2014
Thousands take part in Peace Now's "Demonstration of Sanity" in Tel Aviv
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4537790,00.html

The Forward - July 5, 2014
Conference of Presidents takes steps toward reform; APN has recently demanded such measures
http://forward.com/articles/201357/presidents-conference-takes-tentative-steps-to-mor/

APN/Peace Now in the News: June 20 - June 27, 2014

The Forward - June 24, 2014
APN expresses understanding for PC-USA's divestment move
http://forward.com/articles/200647/after-presbyterian-win-bds-advocates-trumpet-dives/?p=all

The Third Way (Mitchell Plitnick's blog) - June 23, 2014
Reprint of APN's press release on PC (USA)'s divestment decision
http://mitchellplitnick.com/2014/06/23/americans-for-peace-now-statement-on-pcusa-divestment/

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