November 2005 Archives
Q. Did Sharon cause an earthquake in Israeli politics merely to revert to a policy designed to perpetuate stalemate? Q. Why did Hizballah attack Israel on November 21?
Friday's Dahaf/Yedioth Ahronoth polls, taken last Tuesday and Wednesday, found that, if elections were held today for the 120-seat Knesset, Kadima would get 34 seats, Labor 26, Likud 13, Shas 10, Arab parties 9, Shinui 6, Yisrael Beiteinu 5, National Union 5, United Torah Judaism (UTJ) 5, Meretz-Yahad 5, and the National Religious Party (NRP) 3.
November 29, 2005 - Jerusalem Post Correspondent Herb Keinon was the featured speaker at this community event
APN called on the Bush Administration to support Israel's renewed request for supplemental aid to help with development expenses related to this summer's disengagement initiative, as well as to consider a series of earmarks and conditions as it resumes negotiations with Israel over this assistance.
Q. Does the recent Gaza crossings agreement have strategic significance? Q. ...what issues will dominate a campaign between Peretz and Ariel Sharon?
Prime Minister Ariel Sharon did this morning what many political observers had expected him to do for some time-he kissed his Likud party goodbye and blew up the Israeli political establishment with the creation of a new centrist party called National Responsibility.
November 18, 2005 -- Renewed discussions of a supplemental aid package for Israel sparks this letter from APN...
I. ForOps & CJS Update II. Resolutions (Updates) III. Hagel on the Record
News items, brief analyses, useful links, and timely musings contributed by APN staff, friends, invited guests, and YOUR comments
APN today congratulated U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Quartet Envoy James Wolfensohn, Israel, and the Palestinian Authority on reaching an agreement for border crossings arrangements for the Gaza Strip.
Rabbi Arik Ascherman, Exec Director of Rabbis for Human Rights will be the guest speaker
You Say You Want A Revolution: Analyzing the impact of Amir Peretz's election as head of the Labor Party, Maya Bengal wrote, "A new burst of life swept the Labor Party headquarters last night."
Q. ...the election of Amir Peretz as leader of the Labor Party...? Q. How will the suicide bombings in Jordan affect Israeli and U.S. interests?
The focus is on the group of settlements located south of Jerusalem, between Bethlehem and the present-day settlement of Kfar Etzion.
I. ForOps Update II. CJS Approps III. Other Bills and Resolutions IV. Dear Colleagues
I. ForOps Conference Version - Details; II. ForOps - Focus on Egypt; III. On the Record
U.S. Bingo King Bankrolls New East Jerusalem Settlement: American Jewish millionaire Dr. Irving Moskowitz is behind a plan to establish a new settlement within the Sheikh Jarrah quarter of East Jerusalem.
Q. What else is in store given renewed violence and instability? Q. How would regime change in Damascus affect Israel?
Americans for Peace Now (APN) today paid tribute to the late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, who was assassinated ten years ago tomorrow. In addition, the organization has launched a campaign to distribute thousands of free window stickers featuring a quote from Rabin