News Nosh 01.09.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday January 9, 2015

Quote of the day:
"Their voices usually go unheard. They do not appear on talk shows, and television series on Islam are not interested in them...We’d rather have two-bit interpreters of religious law who shout “death to the West..."
--Haaretz's Zvi Bar'el writes how the Western media neglects the Muslim majority.

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APN Legislative Round-Up: January 9, 2015

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News Nosh 01.11.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday January 11, 2015

Quote of the day:
"The Jews are marginal players in this affair. The French are not mourning the four murdered Jews; they are mourning themselves."
--Senior Yedioth commentator Nahum Barnea writes from Paris following the terror attacks on a satirical magazine and a kosher supermarket.**

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News Nosh 01.12.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday January 12, 2015

Quote of the day:
"With God’s help, the journalists at Haaretz will be murdered just like in France."
-- A comment by a Jewish Israeli on the Facebook page of  journalist and far-right wing Im Tirtzu founder Ronen Shoval, after the latter posted a call for an investigation into Haaretz’s editors on suspicion of “defeatist propaganda.” **

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Optimism, Pessimism, or - Realism?

Ori Nir


An article written by APN's Ori Nir, published in today's edition of the Boston Globe, reminds us that the realistic attitude -one endorsed by all six of the most recent leaders of Israel’s General Security Service (Shin Bet) - is the one that advocates a two-state solution.

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January 12, 2015 - The Paris attacks and the Islamist threat, election update, and more




 This week, Alpher discusses the attacks in Paris, and Netanyahu's comparison of Israeli and French victims of terror; confronting the Islamist threat; and notable developments of recent weeks that can be understood to suggest strategic political trends in upcoming elections.


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News Nosh 01.13.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday January 13, 2015

Quote of the day:
“The political drift against Israel is expected to continue – and worsen.”
--From a confidential Israeli Foreign Ministry report on the diplomatic forecast for Israel in 2015.**

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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

Jerusalem Post – January 6, 2015
High Court sides with Peace Now petition and orders remaining Migron settler structures demolished

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

The Forward – January 9, 2015
APN participates in progressive list running in elections for WZO

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

People's World - December 19, 2014
APN sponsors Jerusalem lecture with Daniel Seidemann

San Diego Jewish World - December 24, 2014
APN press release re: UNSC vote reprinted in entirety

Intermountain Jewish News - December 31, 2014
APN's Debra DeLee participates in Denver panel on Israeli-Palestinian peace

News Nosh 01.14.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday January 14, 2015

Quote of the day:
“Returning to your ancestral home need not be due to distress, out of desperation, because of destruction, or in the throes of terror and fear. Terror has never kept us down, and we do not want terror to subdue you.”
--Israeli President Reuven Rivlin calls on French Jews to immigrate to Israel out of love, not out of fear.**

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