News Nosh 12.29.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Sunday December 29, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"I am angry at ministers in the Israeli government who give the public the feeling that 'Okay, let them keep talking, nothing will come of it anyway.'"
--Science Minister Yaakov Peri responds to comments by Economy Minister Naftali Bennett and has a few other things to say about what the government is doing.**


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News Nosh 12.27.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Friday December 27, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"They are trying to make Ariel part of the consensus, but as far as I am concerned it is not legitimate. You want me to perform there? Solve the problem."
-- Israeli actress Sarit Vino-Elad says she refuses to step foot in a theater built on occupied land and which posed an obstacle to peace with Palestinians.**
 


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It's Not Right vs. Left, It's Right vs. Wrong

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I recently joined APN's board as I feel strongly that this is a pivotal moment for the peace movement in Israel and for Israel's future. As we usher in 2014, we are halfway through the time allotted for this round of peace negotiations. Soon we will know if President Obama and Secretary Kerry were successful in getting Israeli and Palestinian negotiators to agree on the outlines for a future peace deal.

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Peace Now End-of-Year Countdown

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News Nosh 12.26.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Thursday December 26, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"We don't tell the journalists what to write. We don't tell them publish this or that article or put in another article. They are the freest journalists in Israel."

--Miri, wife of Jewish-American billionaire Sheldon Adelson, who owns the free tabloid 'Israel Hayom' and is a close ally of Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, claims the newspaper is balanced.**


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Merry Christmas from Americans for Peace Now

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We at APN know a thing or two about Christmas. We know it is the holiday that celebrates peace, and as you know, "peace" is our middle name. On this Christmas day, Americans for Peace Now embraces our Christian supporters and sends them our warm wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, a year of peace and light.

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Terrorism Against Israel: Comprehensive Listing of Fatalities

Jewish Virtual Library (1993 - 2013)
List of Israeli fatalities from Palestinian terrorist attacks in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza. Includes dates, locations, and names of victims, as well as descriptions of the circumstances and perpetrators of each attack. Read More > | See also: Attacks Against Israeli Representatives Abroad (1969 - Present) >

News Nosh 12.24.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Tuesday December 24, 2013
 

Quote of the day:

"We hereby notify you that your children are involved in terrorist attacks against citizens of the state of Israel...Stop them before it's too late."
--IDF warning printed on leaflets hung in a Palestinian refugee camp. The leaflets displayed the photos of nine fathers of Palestinian boys.**


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This week, Alpher gives an interim assessment of ramifications for the region on the three year anniversary since the outbreak of the Arab revolutions and where this leaves the United States and Israel, discusses whether Sunday's terrorist bus-bombing in Israel is part of a new escalation, and comments on the latest Snowden revelations regarding American eavesdropping on senior Israeli leaders' cell phones and emails.

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News Nosh 12.23.13

APN's daily news review from Israel

Monday December 23, 2013

 

Quote of the day:

"The public space does not only belong to the Jewish majority."
--Christian Arab MK Hanna Swaid reacts to Knesset speaker's decision to his request to put a Christmas tree in the Knesset.**


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