APN/Peace Now in the News: May 20-26, 2017

Haaretz: May 25, 2017
"Fifty Reasons I'm Going to the Pro-peace, Anti-occupation Rally on Saturday Night," Bradley Burston cites 50 reasons why he will be going to the Peace Now "Two States - One Hope" rally on Saturday, May 27.

New York Jewish Week: May 24, 2017
"Trump Visit: Long On Optics, Short On Vision," APN calls Trump Israel visit "hollow" and "appallingly short on content."

JPost: May 23, 2017
"In the desolate Old City, hope for Trump is tepid," APN's Aaron Mann, on site in Jerusalem's Old City during Trump's visit, quoted.

Times of Israel: May 21, 2017
"70% of new settlement construction is outside blocs, group claims," quotes Peace Now data saying West Bank settlement building up 34% in 2016 from year before.

Arutz 7: May 21, 2017
"Peace Now: 34% increase in Jewish building in Judea, Samaria," says Peace Now CEO Avi Buskila attacked the Israeli government saying, "The State continues to hold to a double standard. On the one hand, they say they'll speak with the Americans, and on the other, they allow building outside of the settlements."

Seattle Jewish Light (JTA story): May 21, 2017
"Peace Now report finds 34 percent increase in West Bank housing construction starts," article highlights the release of Peace Now's 2016 Annual Construction Report.

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