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News Nosh 09.26.16

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday September 26, 2016  
 
Quote of the day:
"A mortal blow to the foundations of the rule of law (and in effect, an) end to Israeli democracy."
--Israel's Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit said about attempts by ministers and right-wing MKs to make an amendment to the Absentee Property law in order to confiscate privately-owned Palestinian land, Channel 10 reported.*
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News Nosh 09.25.16

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday September 25, 2016 

 

Front Page:

Haaretz
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News Nosh 09.23.16

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday September 23, 2016 
 
Quote of the day:
"His  words were not directed to the ears of Mahmoud Abbas, but to Obama's ears in order to prevent his (diplomatic) move in January, a move which Netanyahu fears. When people hear the words of Netanyahu, they should realize that he does not display any political initiative or any political courage, but only political survival."
--Meretz leader MK Zehava Galon reacts to Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's speech at the UN.
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News Nosh 09.22.16

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday, September 22, 2016
 
You Must Be Kidding: 
“On the Harel Brigade legacy they want to install (Rehavam Zeevi) Gandhi’s (legacy) – with the transfer, expelling Arabs and fleeing the battle in its midst?”
--Zvi Kesse, 86, of Ramat Hasharon, is one of numerous Palmach veterans campaigning against the government decision to commemorate infamous former general and minister Rehavam Zeevi at a national memorial site that symbolizes the Palmach generation and its Harel Brigade.

“Have a little sensitivity. Our generation may be nearing the end of the road, but we have children, grandchildren and families.”
--Maj. Gen. (res.) Amos Horev, 92, also expressed his shame and abhorrence at the government plan to build a memorial for the infamous former general and minister, Rehavam Zeevi, at a national memorial site that symbolizes the Palmach generation and its Harel Brigade.
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News Nosh 09.21.16

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday September 21, 2016 
 
Quote of the day:
"Barack Obama’s farewell address to the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday was starkly anti-Israeli, or at least the antithesis of the current Israeli zeitgeist. Not because of his praise for the Iran nuclear deal or his token words of condemnation of settlements and occupation, but in the deeper layers of his speech; in his shameless promotion of universal values, in the presentation of his vision as the presumptive leader of the free world, with emphasis on the word “free.”
--Haaretz US bureau chief, Chemi Shalev, explains why US President Obama's speech was perceived by some Israelis as 'anti-Israeli.'**
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News Nosh 09.20.16

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday September 20, 2016 
 
Quote of the day:
"In cases in which suspected breaches of law relate to orders he personally approved, the Military Advocate General would have to order an investigation against himself, or his subordinates."
--In a damning report, B’tselem accused the Military Advocate General (MAG) of whitewash in its probe into IDF killings of innocent Palestinian civilians during Operation Protective Edge (Gaza War 2014), noting that there is an inherent conflict of interests when asking the MAG to investigate the accusations.**
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News Nosh 09.19.16

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday September 19, 2016 
 
Quote of the day:
“This is bad and dishonest legislation.”
--Likud MK Benny Begin was one of the few Likud MKs who opposed the bill meant to legalize settlement outposts, some of which were built on privately-owned Palestinian land.*


Breaking News:
Two Israel Police Officers Wounded, One Seriously, in Jerusalem Stabbing Attack
In sixth attack in four days, the alleged assailant, Ayman al-Kurd, 20, from the Ras al-Amoud neighborhood of East Jerusalem was shot and critically wounded only after stabbing two police officers multiple times at Old City's Herod's Gate. (Haaretz, Ynet and Maan)
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News Nosh 09.18.16

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday September 18, 2016 
 
Quote of the day:
"Israel would be shaken to its roots by such a result. Such a decision could lay the foundations for a Palestinian state."
--Rogel Alpher writes in Haaretz+ about the possibility that FIFA suspends Israel from international soccer due to its settlement soccer clubs.*
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News Nosh 09.16.16

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday September 16, 2016 
 
Breaking News:
Jordanian, Two Palestinians Shot After Attempting Attacks in Jerusalem, West Bank, Israeli Forces Say
According to the police, the Jordanian charged at Border Policemen at Damascus Gate with a knife in each hand before being shot and killed; shortly after, a Palestinian was killed and another was wounded after attempting a car-ramming attack in Kiryat Arba settlement, the IDF says. (Haaretz and Ynet)

 
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News Nosh 09.15.16

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday September 15, 2016 
 
Quote of the day:
“This is proof that Netanyahu is leading Israel toward the establishment of a bi-national state and is investing the public’s money in the settlements at the expense of the Negev, the Galilee and the rest of the country.”
-- Peace Now group responded after data was released showing that housing starts increased 17% over the Green Line while falling 7% across Israel.*
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