APN/Peace Now In The News - January 27 - February 2, 2019

The Economist: "Israel's growing settlements force stark choices about its future" (2/2/19)

"New home approvals nearly quadrupled from 5,000 in 2015-16 to 19,000 in 2017-18, according to Peace Now..." (Peace Now was also a significant source of the data used in the article)

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Ha'aretz: "I was a settler. I know how settlers become killers" By Shabtay Bendet, Director of Peace Now's Settlement Watch Team (1/30/19)

I helped establish the illegal West Bank outpost where the suspects in the murder of a Palestinian woman, Aisha Rabi, studied. I've watched the Israeli right wing radicalize to the point of devaluing human life - for anyone who isn't Jewish.

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The Hill: "Congress must move quickly to fix the Anti-Terrorism Clarification Act" By Debra Shushan, APN Director of Policy and Government Relations (1/28/19)

In a perversely ironic turn, a law intended to aid American victims of international terrorist attacks will strike a serious blow to counterterrorism cooperation that keeps Israelis (and Americans visiting Israel) safe.

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