Americans for Peace Now is first out of the box with a reaction to the Israel-peace reference in President Obama’s non-state of the union state of the union. Here’s spokesman Ori Nir:
"Friends of Israel should support the President’s commitment to work for secure and lasting peace between Israel and its neighbors. Regional leaders ought to take advantage of this new era of engagement that President Obama is ushering in. The President’s refreshing approach to the region, emphasizing the role of diplomacy, is a valuable opportunity for those seeking Mideast peace, stability and prosperity."