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Secretary of State John Kerry Announces the Resumption of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations.

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are set to resume peace talks after years of a diplomatic lull.

Settlement Construction Takes Center Stage


All of us thirst for evidence that our pro-Israel, pro-peace agenda is having traction - and this week we've gotten it in spades. No, there hasn't been a breakthrough (yet) in efforts to re-launch peace talks. But two major developments this week have put settlements and the occupation center stage - compelling Israelis to pay attention to the damage the Greater Israel enterprise is inflicting on them and the state of Israel.

Yes, Virginia, There is Good News!


For years, APN and Peace Now have argued that our pro-peace, pro-two-state views are reflective of the majority of Israelis. Now, a new opinion poll officially released yesterday, by - of all sources - the "University" located in the West Bank settlement of Ariel - bolsters that argument. That poll, the fifth in a series conducted by the settler institution examining the attitudes of non-settler Israelis about settlements and the future of the West Bank, shows a sharp decline in Israeli public support for the settlement enterprise.

Jerusalem, Israel - On a tour to E-1, the corridor that extends between East Jerusalem and the West Bank settlement of Maale Adumim, Americans for Peace Now leaders on Sunday strongly condemned the government of Israel's intention to expedite settlement construction at this sensitive spot.

(Pictured: APN Study Tour Group in E-1 on Sunday, December 2, one day after the announcement of the Israeli Government)

APN Strongly Condemns Terror Attacks in Southern Israel

Washington, DC - Americans for Peace Now (APN) strongly condemns the coordinated series of terrorist attacks in southern Israel today. APN sends its condolences to the families of the attacks' victims, and wishes fast and full recovery to those who were injured. APN stands with the people of Israel. 

Bibi Goes Nuclear on Jerusalem Settlements

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Special analysis from Lara Friedman (Americans for Peace Now) and Danny Seidemann (Ir Amim).

Yesterday Special Envoy Mitchell met with Israeli chief negotiator Yitzhak Molcho in London.

Two recordings from Sfard's visit to Washington: Interview with APN's Ori Nir; The Program "Settlements and Occupation - An Israeli Legal Perspective"
Topics covered in quick succession are: new Peace Now public awareness campaign, successful court ruling, letter to the Attorney General
The ruling is on a legal case initiated by Peace Now in 2005
"President Obama and his team are doing all the right things to generate progress towards peace for Israel. We will continue to support these efforts."