News Nosh 11.11.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Monday November 11, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"I want to contribute to the State in a way that would have made Yitzhak and Leah Rabin proud of me."
--Yitzhak Rabin, 18, a Jordanian immigrant, wants to serve in the IDF.**


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News Nosh 11.10.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Sunday November 10, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"Think of the scandal we'd see if Palestinian policemen, or other foreign troops, were to use a Jewish cemetery for practice purposes."
--Yesh Din's Yossi Gurvitz, writes about the organization revealing that Israeli soldiers used a Muslim cemetery in Hebron for training space.**


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News Nosh 11.08.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Friday November 08, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"Good things are coming."
--Graffiti sprayed on walls in a Palestinian village by right-wing activists Thursday, who also set two cars on fire.**


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News Nosh 11.07.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Thursday November 07, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"There were arrests, there were all kind of arrests. But the high point of the night was drawing fire, creating a situation where they fired at us."
--Testimony of a former soldier from the 
Golani Brigade. His commander had said: "I want bodies full of bullets."**


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Encountering Peace: Negotiating Atmospherics

Gershon Baskin / The Jerusalem Post (November 6, 2013)
Argues that peace requires both sides to demonstrate positive will and actions to positively influence the atmosphere outside of the negotiating room, and provides examples that both sides could take to do that. Read More >

 

APN Study Tour meets with MK Ayelet Shaked of the Jewish Home party

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APN's Israel Study Tour participants held a series of meetings with Israeli Knesset members at the Israeli parliament. One of them was MK Ayelet Shaked of the Jewish Home, one of the youngest and most extreme right-wing members of the Knesset. Shaked routinely attacks Israel's peace camp. She does so while noting how effective Israel's peace movement has been in mainstreaming the notion that Israel needs a two-state solution to its conflict with the Palestinians.

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News Nosh 11.06.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Wednesday November 06, 2013

 

Number of the day:

46.
--The percentage difference between the average monthly income of a Jewish male employee versus an Arab male employee in Israel, according to just released data.**


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Peace Now: Why We Struggle For Peace

Peace Now's new movie explaining why it is so important that we not give up, why we must continue to work for peace.

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News Nosh 11.05.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Tuesday November 05, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"From our point of view, possibility of holding a national referendum is real and and the work of persuasion must start from now."
--Peace Now Secretary General Yariv Oppenheimer on just-launched Peace Now campaign to persuade Israelis to support a two-state solution. (See video.)**


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What to do with the rest of our lives

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Everyone remembers the Princess Bride. Who can forget the drama, the humor, the love story between Buttercup, and the dashing hero, Westley, aka the Dread Pirate Roberts. And who could forget the haunted, lovable Inigo Montoya - the sword-wielding mercenary-turned-hero determined to avenge the death of his father at the hands of the six-fingered man.

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