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News Nosh 09.23.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday September 23, 2014

NOTE: Wednesday is Rosh Hashana Eve, consequently News Nosh will come in its shortened Friday-style form. Thursday there will be no News Nosh and Friday News Nosh will resume.

Excerpt of the day:
(From video clip: Man in van pulls up in gas station and asks attendant (former President Shimon Peres) to fill it up.
Peres (in blue and yellow uniform): Oil, water?
Man: No thank you.
Peres: Two six-packs of water for 20 shekels?
Man: I'm not interested.
Peres:  Do you want cleaning liquid for windshield wipers?
Man annoyed: I'm not interested.
Peres: A camping mat?
Man: Hey, let's get going.
Peres: Okay, a karaoke set?
Man getting angry: I'm not interested, okay?
Peres: Water wings for pool?
Man: No! Can I pay?
Peres: If you keep saying no to every offer, you'll pay a hefty price.
Man: Alright, give me the water wings.
Peres: Drive to peace, it's the only solution.
--From the fabulously funny and witty video clip about Peres' search for a job after the presidency - with some embedded messages about peace and nuclear reactors.**

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News Nosh 09.22.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday September 22, 2014

Quote of the day:
"Below is an affidavit from my dentist confirming that on Friday, August 1, 2014, at 9 A.M., I presented myself at his clinic to insert a pair of fillings in my molars."
--Israeli satirist, B. Michael, writes in Haaretz+ how he couldn't possibly be responsible for the IDF killing of hundreds of people in Rafah on a single day, the government plan to evict thousands of Bedouin Palestinians from their homes, or the High Court approval of a law that permits communities to refuse families from moving to them based on nationality, origin, race, gender, etc.**

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News Nosh 09.21.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday September 21, 2014

Quote of the day:
"In the end, we got nothing but casualties and injuries. I have personally had it. This is clearly not the way. There must be another way. We feel abandoned."
--At a rally in the south calling for a diplomatic solution, Sderot resident Nitza Makan says successive Israeli governments have only brought war.**

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News Nosh 09.19.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday September 19, 2014

Quote of the day:
“But he told me, ‘I’m afraid they’ll burn me like they burned Abu Khdeir, so I won’t stay at home.’”
--Father of one of hundreds of children from E. Jerusalem detained by Israel since the riots began some three months ago says what his son answered him when told not to go out.**

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News Nosh 09.18.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday September 18, 2014

Quote of the day:
"There was a time when police would beat the people being interrogated. Today they use psychological methods - they convince them that this way will be better for them."
--Criminal law professor Boaz Sangero explains why innocent people say they are guilty of crimes and sit in jail in Israel.**

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News Nosh 09.17.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday September 17, 2014

Quote of the day:
"But a big rocket more significant than any fired by Hamas is being welded at this time in Ramallah, at Abbas's office."
--Maariv's military affairs analyst, Alon Ben-David, says that Hamas may return to rockets when it discovers that Israel has no intention of giving it a seaport, but Israel's bigger threat will come from The Hague.**

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News Nosh 09.16.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday September 16, 2014

Quote of the day:
"The occupation corrupts, the 8200 refuseniks say, and they are telling the truth. In the best-case scenario, the information they gather prevents a terror attack; in many other cases, it contributes to the occupation's maliciousness, arbitrariness and foolishness, or provides a decent cover to the government's false policy."
--Senior Yedioth commentator, Nahum Barnea, says the conscientious objectors from Unit 8200 are right, but their declaration won't change the policy.**

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News Nosh 09.15.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday September 15, 2014

Quote of the day:
"The Unit 8200 refuseniks are trying, for the first time, to establish a clear distinction between spying on Israel's enemies – hostile states and terror organizations – and on ordinary Palestinian citizens."
--Haaretz+'s Anshel Pfeffer analyzes why the letter by members of the Military Intel Unit 8200 is so powerful compared to previous letters by soldiers refusing to serve.**

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News Nosh 09.14.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday September 14, 2014

Quote of the day:
"These days, shouting 'death to Arabs' in the middle of Jaffa Street is okay; nothing should be done about it."
--Aviv Tatarsky, a volunteer with the 'City Guard,' a grassroots group that protects Arabs in the capital from attacks by Jewish racists.**

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News Nosh 09.12.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday September 12, 2014

Quote of the day:
"I remember the picture on the screen. The suspect inside an orchard, an explosion, smoke and a mother running."
N. shares why she and 42 other officers and soldiers refuse to serve anymore in the IDF's elite military intel unit 8200.**

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