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News Nosh 11.28.14

APN's daily news review from Israel

Friday November 28, 2014
 

Quote of the day:

"Ben-Gurion's voice demands that we be what Israel was meant to be – a model state that is sane and enlightened, and seeks justice, equality and peace."
--Former President Shimon Peres now takes his turn diplomatically bashing the Jewish nation-state bill.**

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News Nosh 11.27.14

APN's daily news review from Israel

Thursday November 27, 2014
 

Quote of the day:

“What’s new here? We were never first–class citizens. At least now you have said it out loud. I prefer that they tell us directly and not pretend we live in a democratic country...[where] they are self righteous and say there are equal rights."
--Sana Jamalia, Israeli-Arab graphic designer who created the "State of Israel, second-class citizen" stamp, in the wake of the nation-state bill.**

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News Nosh 11.26.14

APN's daily news review from Israel

Wednesday November 26, 2014
 

Quote of the day:

"The MKs don’t understand what kind of fire they’re setting, and that it’s not right to touch the status quo."
--Israeli Police Commissioner Yochanan Danino says right-wing visits to Temple Mount are violating status quo and sparking problems.**

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News Nosh 11.25.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday November 25, 2014

Quote of the day:
"Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies."
--Signs held by Jews and Arabs at a junction in the western Galilee Friday as they handed out roses to drivers.**

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News Nosh 11.24.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Monday November 24, 2014

Quote of the day:
“The nation-state bill is evidence of a confused government that can’t even decide who is a Jew. It comes on top of the basic laws that already defined Israel as Jewish and dozens of laws that give excessive rights to Jews in Israel and throughout the world, while ignoring a fifth of the country’s citizens."
--Jafar Farah, director of the Mossawa Center, the Advocacy Center for Arab Citizens in Israel, on the nation-state bill the government passed.** 

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News Nosh 11.23.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Sunday November 23, 2014

Quote of the day:
"It's prohibited to allow non-Jews in."
--Bouncer at pub in Carmiel told Druze young man who tried to enter. The Druze man served in IDF.**

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News Nosh 11.21.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Friday November 21, 2014

Quote of the day:
"In times like these, it's important to remember there are also good Arabs! And they can be found here."
--Text attached to photo of a Muslim cemetery sent by an Ashkelon math teacher to his 11th and 12th grade students this week. The teacher reportedly said he sent it to his students by mistake instead of to another WhatsApp group.

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News Nosh 11.20.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Thursday November 20, 2014

Quote of the day:
"Israel is not under an existential threat, we have been through much more serious threats. Israel is the neighborhood bully."
--Former IDF chief of staff Gabi Ashkenazi says Israel's leaders unnecessarily frighten its citizens.**

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News Nosh 11.19.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Wednesday November 19, 2014

Quote of the day:
Unity cannot be a reason to "lend a hand to a government which only adds fuel to the fire, blocking every way to put an end to the hostility and violence." 
--Meretz Chairwoman MK Zehava Gal-On explains why she refused Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's offer to join a national unity government.**

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News Nosh 11.18.14

APN's daily news review from Israel
Tuesday November 18, 2014

Quote of the day:
"The death of a bus driver threatens to ignite Jerusalem."
--Subtitle in Yedioth on article about Palestinian driver of Israeli Egged bus, found hanging dead inside his vehicle.**

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