News Nosh 02.23.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday February 23, 2014

Quote of the day:
"The move has support from settlers." 
--Meretz MK Ilan Gil-On proposes bill that would compensate any settlers who agree to leave their West Bank homes voluntarily.**

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News Nosh 02.21.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday February 21, 2014

Quote of the day:
"He told me, ‘You live in this city, why did you write occupation?'”
--Palestinian photographer Ameer Abd Rabbo, who lives in E. Jerusalem, tells Haaretz+ how he was questioned by Israeli police for calling Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat 'the mayor of the municipality of occupation' on Facebook.

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News Nosh 02.20.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday February 20, 2014

Quote of the day:
“I told them that I have small children and that I wanted to dress them first, but they said no, dress them outside."
--Israeli Jewish woman tells Israeli policemen who came to her door and told her to leave her house, which she shares with her Arab husband and five children, because they intended to demolish it.**

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Event 2/19 with APN's Lara Friedman: Israeli-Palestinian Peace: Prospects and Obstacles

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News Nosh 02.19.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday February 19, 2014

Quote of the day:
"If the state violated the law knowingly, what position does the government then have to come to a law-breaking citizen and punish him? I hope very much that this was a mistake that will be stopped immediately."
--Labor MK Merav Michaeli calls on the government to stop funding a military prep progam located in an settler outpost for 16 years.**

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News Nosh 02.18.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday February 18, 2014

Quote of the day:
"This is not a marriage that we seek with the Palestinians. This is a divorce."
--Finance Minister and Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid in a passionate plea at the opening of the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations.**

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APN/Peace Now in the News: February 7 - February 14, 2014

Saudi Gazette - February 7, 2014
Editorial cites Peace Now data
http://www.saudigazette.com.sa/index.cfm?method=home.regcon&contentid=20140208195034

Arutz 7 - February 12, 2014
Peace Now opposes plan to build large Yeshiva in Sheikh Jarrah
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/177406#.UvwhHDZdWN0

Boston.com (AP story) - February 12, 2014
Peace Now data cited in story on boycotting settlement products
http://www.boston.com/news/world/middle-east/2014/02/12/israeli-settlements-also-face-pressure-from-within/LUN3fSo0PA2jlXkXydSdIM/story.html

San Diego Jewish World - February 12, 2014
APN press release reprinted in its entirety
http://www.sdjewishworld.com/2014/02/12/apn-lauds-104-house-letter-signers-iran-sanctions/

Hard Questions, Tough Answers with Yossi Alpher: February 17, 2014

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This week, Alpher discusses the Obama administration examining alternative options to the failed Geneva talks on the Syria conflict and whether there are any military or non-military US options; what are Israel's priorities regarding its approach to the fighting, even though they're not involved in efforts to end the conflict in Syria; if the Syria conflict ended tomorrow, how soon would the region revert to something approaching normalcy.

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News Nosh 02.17.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday February 17, 2014

Quote of the day:
"Freedom of expression is the most precious thing in a democracy; but in Israel, it is not absolute."
--Knesset legal advisor Gur Bligh fights in High Court to punish any Israeli who calls for a boycott of Israel or settler products.**

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News Nosh 02.16.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday February 16, 2014

Quote of the day:
"...instead of calling a spade a spade and declaring ‘price tags’ as a terror organization, allows the thugs from the hilltop youth to evade criminal prosecution through the use of administrative orders." 
--Meretz MK Zahava Gal-On blasts Attorney General for copping out.** 

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