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"These latest tenders could cause negotiations to break down and destroy Kerry's efforts," the general secretary of Peace Now, Yariv Oppenheimer, said in a statement.

Alana_Suskin_Jewish_Journal186x140.jpg"On the eve of this New Year, the choice is clear: a two-state solution, or Israel's future handed over to fanatics, whose behavior in the name of what is "holy" is an abomination."

Rabbi Alana Suskin is the Director of Strategic Communications at Americans for Peace Now.

Peace Now Event Features Yesh Atid MK Ofer Selah

Shalom_on_the_bar_Ofer_Selah186x140.jpg Peace Now's series "Peace at the Bar" has been drawing much public and media attention. The event on Monday, August 19 featured Member of Knesset Ofer Selah. Ha'aretz: "In peace deal, East Jerusalem would be Palestinian capital"

Peace on the Bar with Peace Now


Peace on the Bar, Shalom Achshav's new program, was launched last night at a Tel-Aviv bar that doubles as a small fringe theater. For the coming weeks, every Monday night, Peace Now will feature two speakers to explore the current window of opportunity to achieve an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement. Yesterday's guests were Knesset Member Merav Michaeli of Labor and Yossi Beilin, the Cabinet minister and Knesset member. Click here for some snippets from the event (Hebrew only).


The EU decision is limited to the settlements, but if construction in the occupied territories continues, a boycott of Israel at large is only a matter of time

By Yariv Oppenheimer

Construction Starts in Settlements Reach 7 Year High


Washington, DC -Americans for Peace Now (APN) is alarmed by the huge increase in West Bank settlement construction, and joins its Israeli sister organization, Peace Now, in calling on the government of Israel to immediately stop settlement construction.

APN praises its Israeli sister organization, Shalom Achshav (Peace Now) for breaking the news about this sharp increase in settlement construction, based on official Israeli government data.

Victory in Hebron

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Following legal measures taken by Israel's Peace Now movement, settlers who had illegally taken over Palestinian shops in the wholesale market of Hebron, today peacefully left the building.

In preparation for his visit to Israel, President Obama held a private meeting at the White House with representatives of major Jewish and Israel-advocacy organizations, including APN's President and CEO Debra DeLee.

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Shalom Achshav Launches Get-out-the-vote Campaign

  Shalom Achshav: Don't let others decide for you

The ad says, "In 2009, the average turnout rate at West Bank settlements was 80%, it was only 57% in Tel-Aviv, Haifa and Beer Sheva. Don't let others decide for you. Go vote!"

With less than two weeks to go before Israel's general elections, Israel's Peace Now movement launched a get-out-the-vote drive aimed at urging Israelis to come to the polls on Election Day.


On December 3rd, 2012, NPR Morning Edition hosts David Greene and Renee Montagne interviewed Daniel Seidemann, on site in Israel with APN activists, on why E1 is not just another settlement.

NPR Morning Edition with Daniel Seidemann

Also, read the transcript at NPR's site here.