News Nosh 7.9.17

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday July 9, 2017
Note: Due to technical difficulties, News Nosh is in a shorter format today.

You Must Be Kidding: 
A far-right Israeli extremist was released from house arrest after his grandmother kicked him out. No one checked with her before issuing the order of where he would be placed.

Front Page:
Yedioth Ahronoth
Maariv This Week (Hebrew links only)
  • “The discussions over deal of the captured ended without results”
  • The road is still long // Yossi Melman
  • Anger in Jerusalem over UNESCO decision to recognize Cave of the Patriarchs as a Palestinian heritage site
  • The recruits of (Labor party leadership finalists) Peretz and Gabai
  • End to the (spilling of fighting)? Putin to Maariv: Ceasefire in southern Syria is good for Israel
  • Chief Justice of High Court and Justice Minister will stand today before Knesset Legislation Committee and discuss the ‘seniority’ method
Israel Hayom

News Summary:
US-Russia announcement of a ceasefire in the Syrian Golan, a report about talks between Israel and Hamas over a prisoner exchange, and Israeli fury over a UNESCO resolution declaring the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron a Palestinian heritage site - and in danger [Note: It seems Israel has forgotten that the site holy to Jews and Muslims is not in Israel. - OH] making top stories in today's Hebrew newspapers. Also in the news, US President Donald Trump's special envoy to the Mideast peace process, Jason Greenblatt, will arrive in Israel Monday, making his sixth visit to the region in six months and, for the 32nd week in a row, hundreds of Israelis protested near the home of Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit, decrying his slow conduct in the investigations of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.
Prepared for APN by Orly Halpern, independent freelance journalist based in Jerusalem.
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