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News Nosh 05.27.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday May 27, 2015 

Quote of the day:
"It is time we internalize that the Palestinians have changed their strategy; they realized the cannot beat Israel with force, so they have shifted their efforts to the diplomatic front."
--Says Zionist Camp MK Nachman Shai in article about how Israeli diplomacy is being silenced because MKs of this almost evenly divided Knesset are severely restricted in traveling abroad.**

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News Nosh 05.26.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday May 26, 2015 

Quote of the day:
"The elections are over, Arabs, get out of our sight. The politicians’ Knesset speeches upon the presentation of the government went off the air on all three TV channels when it was Odeh’s turn to speak. Was this any worse than what Netanyahu said on Election Day about Arabs 'voting in droves'?"
--Haaretz commentator Yitzhak Laor laments how the media and the liberals in Israel only remember the Arab citizens during election time.**

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News Nosh 05.25.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday May 25, 2015 

Quote of the day:
"In our country, the 'Other' is important to me event if he isn't Jewish,"
--President Reuven Rivlin tells students at a Jewish high school in Jerusalem where he made a surprise visit Thursday.**

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News Nosh 05.21.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday May 21, 2015 

Note: News Nosh will be off for Shavuot holiday Friday through Sunday, May 22-24.

Quote of the day:
"Forget separate buses. Double-decker buses! But we're on top."
--Assaf Appelboim, one of many Israelis to Tweet on the program to prevent Palestinians from traveling on buses in West Bank buses.**

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News Nosh 05.20.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday May 20, 2015 

Quote of the day:
“Today, in the party, when you use words like democracy, human rights and rule of law, they immediately depict you as a leftist.”
--Ex senior Likud minister says Likud is becoming much more nationalistic and less attentive to its liberal side.**
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News Nosh 05.19.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday May 19, 2015 

Quote of the day:
“The chance that a complaint submitted to the Israel Police by a Palestinian will lead to an effective investigation, the location of a suspect, prosecution, and ultimate conviction is just 1.9 percent.”
--Yesh Din, Israeli legal rights organization, reveals disturbing picture of the conduct of law enforcement in general and the police in particular when it comes to Palestinians complaints.**

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News Nosh 05.18.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday May 18, 2015 

Quote of the day:
“It doesn’t seem like she’ll intervene in content. This is a democratic state. I don’t see this happening, and don’t believe they’ll intervene in the content of art, because there’s no such thing.”
-- Yaakov Mendel, chairman of the Israeli Union of Performing Artists, said he had trouble believing the Culture and Sports Ministry would actually implement the censorship policy its new minister, MIri Regev, suggested.**

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News Nosh 05.15.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday May 15, 2015 

Quote of the day:
"After the appointments of Miri Regev as Minister of Culture and Danny Danon as Minister of Science and Space we're only lacking Benny Gopstein of [anti-Arab] LEHAVA to be appointed Minister for Regional Peace Issues."
--Singer Aviv Geffen tweets his shock at Netanyahu’s choices for ministers.**

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News Nosh 05.14.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday May 14, 2015 

Quote of the day:
“It was after this hit-and-run attack, the app states, that Arab villagers often tried to block Jewish traffic on the main road. Citing testimony from some of these villagers, iNakba also provides details pertaining to the reprisal operation that followed the convoy ambush – information not widely available via official Israeli sources. “
--Haaretz’s Judy Maltz shares stories revealed in a new app that shows two sides of Israel’s independence war story.**

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News Nosh 05.13.15

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday May 13, 2015 

Quote of the day:
"The bodies were checked and they were unarmed. They were still listed as terrorists: they were shot at, so of course they must have been terrorists."
--IDF soldier explains how killed civilians are labeled 'terrorists' in a testimony about how two Palestinian women were killed in Gaza after being spotted talking on their cell phones in an orchard, nearly a kilometer away from an IDF force.** Such testimonies were read in Knesset yesterday.**

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