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News Nosh 04.21.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday April 21, 2015 

Note: News Nosh will be off for Independence Day holiday Wednesday-Friday. Back on Sunday.

Quote of the day:
“…Rav Aharon indicted his own community for translating their conviction in the value of their own ideas into a destructive self-righteousness that looked down at others, vilified difference, and valued shallowness over complexity.”
--Yehuda Kurtzer, president of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, eulogizes Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein of Har Etzion Yeshiva, a leading modern religious Zionist rabbi, who criticized his community for producing Yitzhak Rabin’s assassin.**

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News Nosh 04.20.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday April 20, 2015 

Quote of the day:
"By approving legislation to curb boycotts of Israel and 'areas under its control,' the High Court effectively equated the two, giving a kosher stamp (deliberately or not) to Israel's control of territory beyond the Green Line, and in doing so legitimized Israeli settlements."
--Americans for Peace Now policy director, Lara Friedman, slams the High Court decision to uphold the Anti-Boycott Law.** 

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News Nosh 04.19.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday April 19, 2015


Quote of the day:
"I want to believe that when the day comes that the order is not to guard settlements, but to vacate settlements, then my friends on the right will do the same."
--Peace Now Secretary General Yariv Oppenheimer wrote on his Facebook page while doing military reserve duty at a settlement.**

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News Nosh 04.17.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday April 17, 2015 

Quote of the day:
"The European consumer will not understand the differences and their psychological response might be to avoid Israeli products."
--Israeli Foreign Ministry officials explain why they oppose EU labeling of settlement products.** 

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News Nosh 04.16.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday April 16, 2015 

Quote of the day:
"A further two officials soon joined the group. One of them approached me and asked if I was born in Israel. I nodded.”
--Yedioth reporter Orly Azoulay tells about her visit to Iran and firstly, meeting Iranian passport control officials at the airport, which has since caused an uproar.**

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News Nosh 04.15.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday April 15, 2015 

Quote of the day:
"They were simply teens that had their hangout spot burned and decided to get revenge."
--Attorneys argued that the Jewish boys who burned a random Palestinian cafe did not break the law.** 

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News Nosh 04.14.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday April 14, 2015 

Quote of the day:
“The day is coming that we won’t be able to express an opinion that is not pro-Likud.”
Channel 2 News presenter Rina Matzliach tweeted that controversial remarks about certain Netanyahu voters by actress Anat Waxman’s were neither horrible, nor racist.**

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News Nosh 04.13.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday April 13, 2015 

Quote of the day:
"In a certain way it is very simple. He does not need to convince them. To convince the convinced? He tells them (the word) ‘Arabs' and they come out of their holes."
--Actress Anat Waxman slams racists who voted for Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and equates them with the 'Ugly Israeli.'**

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News Nosh 04.12.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday April 12, 2015 

Quote of the day:
“You will never hear me say, ‘The IDF is the most moral army in the world.’”
--IDF Maj. Gen. Danny Efroni, the man charged with probing the IDF’s actions during last summer’s Gaza war, says he refuses to adopt the mantra decreed by then-Chief of Staff Shaul Mofaz during the Second Intifada [2000-2006].**

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News Nosh 04.09.15

APN's daily news review from Israel

Wednesday April 8, 2015 
 

Quote of the day:

"...but for some the running event will mean a grind to a halt."

--Haaretz describes how the first 'Bible Marathon,' an Israeli sporting event meant to recreate a Biblical run from modern-day Rosh Ha'ayin to ancient Shiloh, will shut down a major West Bank highway Thursday.**

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