News Nosh 01.22.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday January 22, 2014
Word of the day:
'Nonsense.'
--How Israeli President Shimon Peres described the demand for Palestinians to recognize Israel as a 'Jewish state.'**

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News Nosh 1.21.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday January 21, 2014
Quote of the day:
"What about the settlements?"
--Arab MK Ahmed Tibi yelled out during a historic speech by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper in the Knesset that praised Israel at length and called critics anti-Semites.**

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News Nosh 1.20.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday January 20, 2014
Number of the day:
15 million.
--The number of Israeli taxpayers dollars disbursed to unauthorized settler outposts, even though it is prohibited.**

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Hard Questions, Tough Answers with Yossi Alpher: January 20, 2014

Alpher_gazawar This week Alpher discusses whether there is any chance of replacing Assad with a transition regime as discussed at the Geneva I talks, who else agrees with Israeli Defense Minister Yaalon's labeling of Kerry by  as "obsessive and messianic," or if this is "last week's news," and whether there is anything really new on the Israeli-Palestinian scene.

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News Nosh 01.19.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday January 19, 2014
Quote of the day:
"The IDF is a brutal and immoral army, which acts with exceptional violence, unlike most other armies in the world."
--Words of a teacher at a Kiryat Tivon high school, which got him fired after a student complained.**

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APN/Peace Now in the News: January 10-17, 2014

JTA - January 12, 2014
APN issues statement re: Ariel Sharon's death
http://www.jta.org/2014/01/12/news-opinion/united-states/jewish-groups-in-u-s-around-world-mourn-sharon

JTA - January 13, 2014
APN among Jewish groups challenging Fla. synagogue over $3 million bequest
http://www.jta.org/2014/01/13/news-opinion/united-states/jewish-groups-challenge-synagogue-over-3-million-bequest

San Diego Jewish World - January 14, 2014
APN issues two press releases: One on Iran, another on Israeli reaction to Kerry peace initiative
http://www.sdjewishworld.com/2014/01/14/americans-peace-now-call-new-iran-sanctions/

Al-Monitor - January 14, 2014
Peace Now settlement data cited
http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2014/01/construction-settlements-prisoners-release-john-kerry.html#

Salem-news.com - January 14, 2014
APN press release urges US Jewish groups to stop pushing new Iran sanctions
http://www.salem-news.com/articles/january142014/israel-settlements.php

Sun Sentinel (FL) - January 15, 2014
APN among Jewish groups challenging bequest
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/palm-beach/boca-raton/fl-synagogue-lawsuit-update-20140115,0,3789451.story

JTA - January 15, 2014
APN among groups who signed a letter to Congress opposing new Iran sanctions
http://www.jta.org/2014/01/15/news-opinion/politics/obama-urges-congress-not-to-pass-sanctions

News Nosh 01.16.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday January 16, 2014

NOTE: News Nosh will be off tomorrow for Tu B'Shvat.

Quote of the day:
“I don’t want Jews to do to others what others did to us. I believe that Israel is the home of the Jewish people, so I want it to live up to those standards."
-- Manuela Grayson, a Jewish lawyer from London, joined a tour visiting West Bank settlements, Palestinian villages, E. Jerusalem and the Ofer military court.

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News Nosh 01.15.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday January 15, 2014
Quote of the day:
"...if addressing both sides’ abstract psychological needs is what it takes to finalize a deal, let it be done so the conflict can end."
--Brent Sasley suggests in a Haaretz Op-Ed that in exchange for some implicit Palestinian acknowledgment of Israel’s Jewish character, Israel accepts partial responsibility for the Naqba.**

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APN/Peace Now in the News - January 1 - January 10, 2014

My Jewish Learning (blog) - January 1, 2014
APN's Alana Suskin on opening the conversation about Israel in US Jewish community
http://www.myjewishlearning.com/blog/rabbis-without-borders/2014/01/01/trusting-the-truth/

NJ Jewish News - January 9, 2014
APN's Ori Nir op-ed: Doubters miss the meat in Kerry's mission
http://www.njjewishnews.com/article/20442/doubters-miss-the-meat-in-kerrys-mission#.Us7Kmp5dW5I

Huffington Post - January 9, 2014
APN's Lara Friedman op-ed: Thwarting Iran Diplomacy: Not Good for the Jews
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lara-friedman/thwarting-iran-diplomacy-_b_4562104.html

Arutz 7 - January 6, 2014
Peace Now criticizes government plans to build more in West Bank settlements
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/175991#.UstkuRxDu5I

Jerusalem Post - January 7, 2014
Peace Now criticizes approval of more construction in settlements and "master plan" for Ofra
http://www.jpost.com/National-News/272-West-Bank-settler-homes-approved-settlement-of-Ofra-gets-master-plan-337311

International Middle East Media Center - January 7, 2014
Peace Now: Israel To Build 272 Housing Units In West Bank Settlements
http://www.imemc.org/article/66701

AFP - January 7, 2014
Peace Now: Israel government approves plan for 272 new homes in settlements during Kerry's visit
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gLinaM0qf56c6nlh8j0TMvP7UIWA?docId=9ccdacac-0101-4624-a82d-b1d891b818a0

JTA - January 7, 2014
APN criticizes CoP's press release on Iran sanctions
http://www.jta.org/2014/01/07/news-opinion/united-states/aepi-becomes-member-of-conference-of-presidents

Salem-News.com - January 8, 2014
Peace Now to Israeli Government: Remove Belligerent West Bank Outpost
http://www.salem-news.com/articles/january082014/apn-settlements_.php

Arutz 7 - January 9, 2014
Peace Now: Demolish Esh Kodesh
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/176089#.Us4JV55dW5I

Maan News (AFP story) - January 9, 2014
Peace Now: Israel must dismantle settler outpost
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=663916

Reuters - January 10, 2014
Peace Now criticizes new tenders for settlement construction
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/10/us-palestinians-israel-settlements-idUSBREA090KW20140110

Associated Press - January 10, 2014
Peace Now criticizes new tenders for settlement construction
http://www.blueridgenow.com/article/20140110/API/1401100632?p=all&tc=pgall#gsc.tab=0

AFP - January 10, 2014
Peace Now criticizes new tenders for settlement construction
http://au.news.yahoo.com/world/a/20690115/israel-unveils-plans-for-more-than-1-800-new-settler-homes/

News Nosh 01.14.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday January 14, 2014
Quote of the day:
"The American security plan presented to us is not worth the paper it's written on."
--Senior Likud and cabinet member, Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon, does not like the Kerry framework proposal.**

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