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News Nosh 12.18.14

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

Quote of the day:
"Our biggest problem is that the Europeans have stopped talking with us, and have started talking about us."
--Israeli diplomatic source tells Ynet following string of string of diplomatic blows Israel suffered yesterday.**

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News Nosh 12.17.14

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

Word of the day:
Shahid.
--Official title given Tuesday by government of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to some 150 Jewish Iranians who fell in the Iran-Iraq War.**

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News Nosh 12.16.14

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

Quote of the day:
“Even if the veto is given, an especially strong red light must turn on in Jerusalem: This is the beginning, gradually, of the end of the automatic US veto era.”
--Former diplomat Alon Pinkas writes about the indecision of the US over whether to veto proposals at the UN to end the Israeli occupation and establish a Palestinian state.**

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News Nosh 12.15.14


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

Quote of the day:
“How can a bus driver work if the passengers endanger his life? He can’t get off at the bus stop or even change places. Like a sitting target he can only guess who will decide to attack him, curse him, spit on him, beat and injure him.”
--Haaretz Op-Ed writer, Tirtza Flohr, laments the violence towards Arab bus drivers, many of whom have quit or stopped working in Jerusalem following the hanging of one of their colleagues and the regular violence from passengers.**

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News Nosh 12.14.14


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

Quote of the day:
 "The study of plants for medicinal purposes was the prime goal, but the cooperation with the researchers from the Palestinian Authority and from the rest of the nations was no less important."
--President of Hadassah College, Professor Berthold Friedlander, remarks on the unusual cooperation between Israeli and Palestinian researchers in a three-year study on medicinal plants found in the land they share and says that peace will come from the academia.**

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News Nosh 12.12.14


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

Number of the day:
66.
--Percentage of Israelis who do not want Israeli Prime Minister Binaymin Netanyahu to serve another term - up from 60% last week.

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News Nosh 12.11.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday December 11, 2014

Quote of the day:
"This is not the first time that a Palestinian participating in a civilian demonstration pays for it, wrongly, with his life. Perhaps because of the senior status of the latest casualty, those in charge will finally be demanded to take steps to investigate the cases and prevent the next unnecessary killing."
--Meretz MK Michal Rozin responds to the death of the Palestinian minister Ziyad Abu Ein following an altercation and scuffle with Israeli Border Police at a peaceful rally yesterday.**

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News Nosh 12.10.14


APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday December 10, 2014

Quote of the day:
"The extreme right doesn’t recognize the word “border”; the “moonstruck” left, or perhaps it’s the “delusional” left, sings hymns to a binational state; and the banal left is willing to support a Palestinian state without drawing its borders. Thus all that’s left for the extreme center is to offer a non-solution, without negotiations and without Palestinian consent."
--Haaretz analyst Zvi Bar'el writes about the 'members of the extreme center party, which include Tzipi Livni.

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News Nosh 12.09.14


APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday December 7, 2014

Quote of the day: 
"It's a disgrace that even on the last day of the Knesset, the government is trying to use upper handed opportunism to transfer millions to the settlements without allowing any discussion or questions, working against Knesset regulations." 
--Hadash party MK Dov Khenin slams decision to approve another almost $54 million dollars for settlements hours before the Knesset dispersed and just before he got kicked out of the Knesset Finance Committee.**

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News Nosh 12.08.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday December 8, 2014

Numbers of the day:
75%.
--Percentage of Education Ministry funding that Jewish high-schoolers from a weak socioeconomic background receive more than Arab high-schoolers from a similar background.**

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