On March 30th, APN's Lara Friedman (Director of Policy and Government Relations) was hosted by Brandeis University for an event entitled "Peace Now or Never?: Dinner & Discussion with Lara Friedman." The discussion was centered around US foreign policy in the Middle East, Israeli settlements, and the issue of Jerusalem in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
This month, APN's Lara Friedman (Director of Policy and Government Relations) was hosted by J Street U chapters at the University of Michigan, Oberlin College, and Kenyon College. Ms. Friedman's discussions with students centered on the current status of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Israeli settlements in the West Bank, and the issue of Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions against Israel.
Comprehensive introduction to the issue of Israeli settlements and how they relate to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read More >
List of terms commonly used in regard to Israeli settlements and/or generally associated with the Israeli settlement enterprise. Read More >
Study that looks at the various budgets of local Israeli settlement authorities to determine the financial costs of the settlement enterprise. Examines how Israel transfers money to the settlements, how the government subsidizes settlement housing, and how the Education and Interior Ministries bolster the settlement enterprise. PDF >
Interactive map app that can be used to explore data about settlement activity in the West Bank. Organized into several layers that show different kinds of data, the map is constantly updated and can be customized to fit each user's preferences. See More >
Examination of what a settlements freeze means, the likelihood of its implementation, and the options available to the government of Israel. Read More >
Pierre Tristam / About.com (2014)
Background on Israel's Peace Now movement, including information on the organization's history, origins, and current influence. Read More >