News Nosh 09.08.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Sunday September 08, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

'Im Tirtzu is a Fascist movement.'
-- A Facebook group name, which an Israeli judge ruled was not a libel against the far right-wing Im Tirtzu movement.**


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News Nosh 09.04.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Wednesday September 04, 2013

Note: News Nosh will be off Thursday and Friday for the Rosh Hashana holiday.

 

Quote of the day:

"After Assad goes, we'll talk on Facebook."
--Captain Shirin Sheli tells what one of the wounded Syrians she treated said to her upon being released from the secret IDF medical facility.**


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Hard Questions, Tough Answers with Yossi Alpher: September 3, 2013

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Topics discussed are the Assad regime and its assessment of President Obama's decision to postpone a punitive attack pending congressional approval; Israeli assessment of the decision to postpone.

Also, the issue of shortages of and long lines for gas masks in Israel, and Israel's security needs if and when a two-state solution is reached.

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This year, a year of peace, a call to action.

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Every year, on Rosh Hashanah, we wish you and other supporters of Americans for Peace Now that the coming year be a Shnat Shalom, a year of peace. Like other forms of well-wishing, it has become somewhat of a cliché.

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News Nosh 09.03.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Tuesday September 03, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"I'm critiquing the way the American Jewish community operates because I think we're hurting ourselves, and Israel, through our isolation from Palestinians. As Jews and Zionists, I want us to do better."
--Peter Beinart in a scathing new article discussed in Haaretz.**


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News Nosh 09.02.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Monday September 02, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"Sandwiched between two Arab civil wars, expecting nothing from the peace talks, quietly legalizing discrimination against its minorities - Israel's year of superficial calm."
--Don Futterman sums up a less than positive year in Israel ahead of Rosh Hashana.**


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News Nosh 09.01.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Sunday September 01, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

'The wieners will still be used in the IDF, but only under field conditions.'
--Ynet writes about the introduction of healthy food in the Israeli army.**


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News Nosh 08.30.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Friday August 30, 2013

 

Number of the day:

77.
--Percentage of Israeli public that opposes Israeli intervention in the case that the US does not attack Syria, according to Maariv poll.**


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APN 2013 Israel Study Tour SOLD OUT

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SOLD OUT

The 2013 Israel Study Tour is sold out.
If you would like to be placed on the mailing list for the 2014 Israel study tour please contact Ori Nir at 202-408-9898 or at israeltour@peacenow.org

Americans for Peace Now is organizing a small group study tour to Israel. Participants will explore the "real" Israel -- the one behind the headlines, which tourists typically don't see. More

News Nosh 08.29.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Thursday August 29, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"The soldiers exposed themselves to unnecessary danger..."
--IDF disciplines a group of soldiers serving in Hebron who crashed a Palestinian wedding party and danced with the guests to PSY.**


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