News Nosh 11.01.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Friday November 01, 2013

 

Number of the day:

7.9%

--The percentage of Jewish Israelis who think a peace agreement will come out of the present talks.**


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Plan for the people you love and plan for peace

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Why Consider a Gift in Your Will

What a gift says about you

When you make the important decision to leave a gift to Americans for Peace Now in your will, you demonstrate your commitment to our work to achieve true peace in Israel. A legacy gift shows your belief in the value of our voice and our advocacy. You know that your dedication to peace and your generosity now will be transformational for those who come after.

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News Nosh 10.31.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Thursday October 31, 2013

 

Number of the day:

5000.

--Number of new settler homes the Netanyahu government will now advance plans to construct.**


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News Nosh 10.30.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Wednesday October 30, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"We don't like it, but we have a responsibility as a government to steer the country according to long-term strategic considerations."
--Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon on the release of 26 Palestinian prisoners last night.**


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Yedioth Ahronoth: "Words Kill" by Mirit Danon

(Translated to English and provided by Israel News Today)

I want to tell you a few personal words. Words written from my heart.

Let me introduce myself briefly: I was the personal secretary of five prime ministers. Almost half of the prime ministers in Israel since its establishment. For many years, I sat next door to the prime minister, and I saw a lot. Mostly, I heard.

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News Nosh 10.29.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

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Tuesday October 29, 2013

Quote of the day:

"The first thing needed to make peace is to respect the other side, to see the other side in human terms, as an enemy but not as demonic.''
--Uri Avnery, the 90-year-old peace activist and former politician, talks about whether Israel has what it takes to exist in the future.**


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This week, Alpher discusses that given both an intensifying Israeli-Palestinian negotiating process and a spike in violent incidents with Palestinians, which way we are heading; whether, in addition to the Saudi decision to reject a UN Security Council seat, there are additional manifestations of anger or disappointment with America among its Middle East friends; and what was significant about Israel's recent municipal elections for the broader public and political scene.

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News Nosh 10.28.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Monday October 28, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"I loved you in summer."
--The song, by Lebanese singer Fairouz, was posted on Facebook by Israeli forces Arabic public relations Spokesman Avichay Adraee causing a storm among Arabs.**


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News Nosh 10.27.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Sunday October 27, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"I left the UK because of my mother's illness and I returned to Israel, which depends on its sword. If I had known, I would probably not have returned."

--Famous Israeli poet Natan Zach tells Yedioth why he thinks it is okay for Israelis not to live in Israel.**


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Video: Lara Friedman on Social Media and Conflict, at the Google Ideas Summit

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Earlier this week, APN Director of Policy and Government Relations, Lara Friedman, had the honor (and fun) of participating in the 2013 Google Ideas Summit in New York, as part of a panel entitled, "Digital Word Warriors." The panel was moderated by Michele Dunne, of the Atlantic Council.

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