Posts Tagged “Americans for Peace Now”

APN to Biden: Tell Israel to Remove West Bank Illegal Outpost Evyatar  

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APN to Biden: Tell Israel to Remove West Bank Illegal Outpost Evyatar  

APN to Biden: Tell Israel to Remove West Bank Illegal Outpost Evyatar   Americans for Peace Now (APN) joins its Israeli sister organization Shalom Achshav (Peace Now) in urging the Israeli government to reverse the so-called “compromise agreement” reportedly achieved with militant West Bank settlers, and immediately remove a settlement outpost built illegally on land that…

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APN Condemns New Trump Administration Policy Attempting to Legitimize Settlements

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APN Condemns New Trump Administration Policy Attempting to Legitimize Settlements

APN Condemns New Trump Administration Policy Attempting to Legitimize Settlements Washington, DC —  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today announced the Trump administration’s latest assault on prospects for Israeli-Palestinian peace. In renouncing a 1978 letter by the State Department’s legal advisor and stating that “settlements are not per se illegal under international law,” the Trump administration…

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Palestinians have little to expect from Israeli elections

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Palestinians have little to expect from Israeli elections

Palestinians have little to expect from Israeli elections Israeli journalist Tal Schneider was the guest in an online forum Thursday (Jan. 23, 2019) hosted by Americans for Peace Now. During the discussion, she observed that the Arab vote, despite uniting, might not be strong enough to refocus the country on addressing the occupation or on…

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Arabs should support J Street

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Arabs should support J Street

Arabs should support J Street Arabs, Palestinians and Muslims need to be strategic in fighting for Palestinian rights. That means we have to reject broad stroke rejections, and distinguish among coalitions not on the basis of religion but on the basis of belief. We can’t reject support from Jews or Israelis who share in our…

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Peace Now advocates film on Palestinian children healthcare needs

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Peace Now advocates film on Palestinian children healthcare needs

Peace Now advocates film on Palestinian children healthcare needs Americans for Peace Now is urging the public to help support a documentary that details how Palestinian doctors are receiving support from Israeli doctors to provide health care, especially for children with heart ailments. A Crowdfunding campaign has been launched to complete the film which has…

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US Embassy setback for peace Jewish, Arab peace groups argue

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US Embassy setback for peace Jewish, Arab peace groups argue

US Embassy setback for peace Jewish, Arab peace groups argue Shalom Achshav and APN: New US Embassy in Jerusalem is a Setback for Peace. And, Arab American Institute Omar Baddar analyzes move Washington, DC – Israel’s pre-eminent peace movement Shalom Achshav (Peace Now) and its American sister-organization Americans for Peace Now are alarmed by the negative…

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Americans for Peace Now criticizes Netanyahu attack on New Israel Fund

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Americans for Peace Now criticizes Netanyahu attack on New Israel Fund

Americans for Peace Now criticizes Netanyahu attack on New Israel Fund APN to Fellow US Jewish Groups: Condemn Netanyahu’s attack on the New Israel Fund Washington, DC – Americans for Peace Now (APN) strongly rejects Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s absurd accusations against the New Israel Fund and calls on fellow American Jewish organizations to…

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Americans for Peace Now urge firing of Ambassador Friedman

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Americans for Peace Now urge firing of Ambassador Friedman

Americans for Peace Now urge firing of Ambassador Friedman APN to Trump: Fire Ambassador Friedman! Americans for Peace Now (APN) is calling on President Trump to recall US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman for making statements that blatantly contradict long-held United States policy, as well as objective facts and international law. Ambassador Friedman continues to…

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Peace activists urge Trump to prevent Jerusalem escalation

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Peace activists urge Trump to prevent Jerusalem escalation

Peace activists urge Trump to prevent Jerusalem escalation Americans for Peace Now (APN) to Trump Administration: Help Prevent Further Escalation in Jerusalem Washington, DC – Alarmed at the flare-up of violence on and around Jerusalem’s Temple Mount / Haram al-Sharif, and extremely concerned about a further deterioration, Americans for Peace Now (APN) is calling on…

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APN Statement Marking 50 Years of Israel Occupation

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APN Statement Marking 50 Years of Israel Occupation

APN Statement Marking 50 Years of Israel Occupation Today is the fiftieth anniversary of the Six-Day War, Israel’s greatest military victory, a victory that ironically inflicted a political disaster upon the state of Israel. After fifty years, the disastrous Pyrrhic repercussions of this military victory are intensifying as the occupation of the West Bank solidifies…

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APN protests detention of New Israel Fund VP

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APN protests detention of New Israel Fund VP

APN protests detention of New Israel Fund VP Americans for Peace now expresses its Deep Concern over Israel’s Detention and Questioning of NIF Vice President Jennifer Gorovitz. Detention expands from Palestinians harassed at Ben Gurion Airport to American Jewish activists who criticize Israel’s extremist rightwing government Washington, DC – Americans for Peace Now (APN) is deeply concerned about…

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APN to Netanyahu, Obama: Stop East Jerusalem Settlement Construction

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APN to Netanyahu, Obama: Stop East Jerusalem Settlement Construction

Americans for Peace Now supports Israel’s Peace Now in condemning Netanyahu government’s expansion of settlements, issues statement Washington, DC – Americans for Peace Now (APN) joins its Israeli sister organization, Israel’s Peace Now movement, in strongly condemning the Israeli authorities’ decision to proceed with an East Jerusalem construction project that has triggered deep disapproval among…

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